Hand of Another: All the Cities of the North


18 April 2019 / 20:45 Past Activity

Pera Film launched Hand of Another in March, a new series of screening held in cooperation with Fol. Hand of Another focuses on films that question the gap between people in a society where distances close and opportunities grow.

In All the Cities of the North, Dane Komljen explores abandoned places and human relationships therein, the latter based on silence rather than speech. Isolated spaces savoring of a little utopia are filled with human relations and what humans do. Spaces gradually build a memory. Wandering around those spaces, Komljen also opens a window into various forms of human sociality brought to life there. Ferda Keskin will give a speech exploring the aspects of the film following the screening.

About Ferda Keskin
Ferda Keskin has a B.A. degree from Department of Philosophy, Boğaziçi University as well as M.A. and PhD from Columbia University. He taught Philosophy and Humanities courses at Columbia University. In 2003, he started to work at Department of Comparative Literature at İstanbul Bilgi University to serve, between 2003 and 2006, as the Director of the Cultural Studies Graduate Program. In 2007, Ferda founded the Political Economy and Social Philosophy undergraduate program, and the Philosophy and Social Thought Graduate Program. From 2008 to 2010, he chaired the International Association for Cultural Studies.

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