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

Stories of Civil Resistance in Pera Museum

Posted on 19 August 2013

Pera Film opens its 2013 fall season with a striking program – A Farewell to Arms: Stories of Civil Resistance. The program’s title is inspired from one of the greatest American novels to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway published in 1929. Just as the novel explored the beautiful… Read more »

Save historic Emek Movie Theater

Posted on 9 December 2011

Turkish film critics are calling on all cinephiles in Istanbul and all across Turkey to raise their voices against the planned demolition of the historic Emek Sineması, the Emek Movie Theater in Beyoğlu, which has been serving as a cinema since the 1920s and which was one of the key movie theaters that used to… Read more »

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 »