Istanbul is unique. It is the only city in the world where two continents meet. Enjoy old and new in the cultural capital of Turkey with Istanbul expert Marc Guillet

Documentary films in Depo for free

Posted on 31 January 2011

Depo and Documentarist start their second year of documentary screenings on every other Saturday. Documentarist has been organizing documentary film festivals and independent screenings in Istanbul for the past two years. The screening program at the Depo cinema titled SaturDox will be accompanied by presentations by professionals and academicians working in related fields. A selection… Read more »

Yeşilcam Film Festival Week in Beyoğlu

Posted on 26 January 2011

The fourth annual Yeşilçam Film Festival, celebrating Turkish cinema, will take place from March 21 to 28. The weeklong festival will include cinema screenings, concerts and other events throughout Beyoğlu and conclude with an awards ceremony. “Our dreams have come true in Yeşilçam films,” Beyoğlu Mayor Ahmet Misbah Demircan is quoted in the Hürriyet Daily… Read more »

Istanbul wants to become global center for innovative cinema

Posted on 15 January 2011

Istanbul wants to become a global center for young and innovative cinema. As part of this ambition the 10th AFM International Independent Film Festival’s !f Inspired competition is coming to Istanbul. Nine films from Turkey and around the world are nominated for the award of “most inspired director” based on criteria of bold storytelling and… Read more »