Young at Heart<br/>From Poland with Love
Young at Heart
From Poland with Love

December 10 - December 27, 2014
Young at Heart: From Poland with Love program presents a selection of films representing works by the new, young and talented Polish film directors. The common theme of this selection mostly concerns the cultural clash of the value of systems: Catholicism vs. atheism, idealism in contrast with cynicism, and solidarity vs. the wild capitalism.
Orientalism in Polish Cinema
Orientalism in Polish Cinema
December 5 - December 26, 2014
Polish cinema until recently generally ignored Middle Eastern and East Asian cultures on the screen. Recent events related to the Middle-Eastern movements have changed this perspective. As part of this program, three different biographical films present a fresh look into the notion of the East.
Darkness Remains Dark<br/>Agnieszka Holland
Darkness Remains Dark
Agnieszka Holland

November 12 - December 6, 2014
The selection explores narratives based upon the human story of life and joy in the midst of tragedy and disaster; of the world of humanity under all the unexpected pains and pleasures of existence.
Sustainable Living Film Festival
Sustainable Living Film Festival
November 8 - November 9, 2014
Some stories can change your outlook on life completely! There are some films that open a new window in front of you... Sustainable Living Film Festival will meet viewers across Turkey, taking its strength from documentaries and contributing to the cultural change towards a sustainable living.
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired
November 1 - November 29, 2014
Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired, this program celebrates Polanski’s exemplary key works from the 1960s and 1970s. In addition to the five films, a documentary will also accompany the program.
Cinematic Correspondences<br/>From One Director to Another
Cinematic Correspondences
From One Director to Another

October 17 - October 31, 2014
Cinematic Correspondences: From One Director to Another entails five cinematic letter exchanges that were produced between 2005 and 2011, each of them between a Hispanic filmmaker and a geographically far-flung international colleague. The five pairs are made up of various renowned representatives of contemporary filmmakers.
We Rule the Streets!<br/>Life, Art, Music
We Rule the Streets!
Life, Art, Music

September 12 - October 3, 2014
This diverse selection of films with different genres and themes all come under the same roof of how humanity has created an indelible relationship with the one and only pathway, the street. From living to surviving, to creating and performing, to cherishing, listening and moving each film explores the street through a specific angle
Films from the Underground <br/>Andy Warhol + Lou Reed
Films from the Underground
Andy Warhol + Lou Reed

June 20 - June 25, 2014
Films from the Underground: Andy Warhol and Lou Reed explores Warhol as a film director, as well as his influence particularly in music from the late 1960s. The program, also a tribute to Lou Reed who recently passed away in 2013, embraces three monumental films by Warhol.
No More Fables<br/> Italian Neorealism
No More Fables
Italian Neorealism

May 2 - May 30, 2014
Pera Film, between the dates 2 – 30 May, in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Institute of Culture in Istanbul is presenting a striking selection of nine neorealist films of along with two special documentaries.
TISFEST<br/>Teen International Shorts Festival
TISFEST
Teen International Shorts Festival

April 22 - April 26, 2014
The only short film competition that is devoted to teenagers aged between 13-19 TISFEST Short Film Competition within Teen International Shorts Festival is held for the third time this year.
33rd İstanbul Film Festival
33rd İstanbul Film Festival
April 12 - April 13, 2014
Filmmor Women's Film Festival<br/>12th International Filmmor Women's Film Festival on Wheels
Filmmor Women's Film Festival
12th International Filmmor Women's Film Festival on Wheels

March 16 - March 23, 2014

Focusing on the theme “A Purse, An Income, A Budget of Her Own” this year, the festival will cover 60 films from 22 countries, thematic screenings and retrospectives as well as opening and closing ceremonies, panel discussions, workshops and discussions.

A Daring Woman<br/> Catherine Breillat
A Daring Woman
Catherine Breillat

March 15 - March 23, 2014
Pera Film, in collaboration with the 12th International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheels and Institut français, is presenting six films of the director under the program A Daring Woman: Catherine Breillat.
Svenska! <br/>Contemporary Swedish Cinema
Svenska!
Contemporary Swedish Cinema

March 8 - March 29, 2014
This selection focuses in particular on the cinema of Sweden; the selected eight films from the past three years explore different themes and topics through impressive, fresh and vibrant storytelling. The program gives a great insight into the current state of filmmaking and creativity in Sweden.
Reel West Side Stories<br/>American Independent Documentaries
Reel West Side Stories
American Independent Documentaries

February 28 - March 7, 2014
Reel West Side Stories: American Independent Documentaries a program of award-winning contemporary American documentaries offers a view of American society and culture as seen by independent documentary filmmakers.
Masters from Poland<br/>Polish Film School
Masters from Poland
Polish Film School

February 13 - February 27, 2014
Masters from Poland: Polish Film School explores works from late 1950s to early 1960s and the intense development of a remarkable cinema: the cinema of Poland.
El Santo, Superstar from Mexico!
El Santo, Superstar from Mexico!
February 6 - February 12, 2014
El Santo Superstar, Mexico highlights five films exploring the cult and the imaginative from 1960s and 1970s, stories that surround one of Mexico's most treasured folk heroes.In addition to solving crimes and wooing beautiful women, Santo found the time to wrestle the Wolfman, Martians, mummies, and the Bermuda Triangle...over 50 movies.
“Bu Kino Çox Gözal”<br/> Cinema of Azerbaijan
“Bu Kino Çox Gözal”
Cinema of Azerbaijan

January 24 - February 2, 2014
Bu Kino Çox Gözal,organized by Pera Film in collaboration with The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS), presents a selection of 8 films exploring Azerbaijani cinematic history.
Reality Bites<br/>Documentaries
Reality Bites
Documentaries

January 11 - January 22, 2014
This program aims to delve into the fascinating and shocking stories while celebrating and exploring the exceptional documentary form.