Cultures of Resistance <br/>Documentaries
Cultures of Resistance
Documentaries

December 11 - December 12, 2015
Cultures of Resistance as a project is to create and distribute films that advance public awareness about issues of social and economic justice, and that showcase creative efforts to promote peace and protect human rights. Pera Film is showcasing two documentaries directed by Iara Lee.
2nd International Istanbul Silent Cinema Days
2nd International Istanbul Silent Cinema Days
December 3 - December 6, 2015
Bringing together pioneer examples of cinema accompanied by live music, the festival’s corporate partners are Italy’s world famous cinematheque, Cineteca di Bologna, and Eye Filmmuseum, the prestigious film museum of the Netherlands.
Pier Paolo Pasolini <br/>40th Anniversary
Pier Paolo Pasolini
40th Anniversary

November 4 - November 22, 2015
Pasolini, a filmmaker, a poet, a novelist, a playwright, a painter, a critic and intellectual, was not only one of Italy’s most prominent figures for much of his life, he remains that, but, more importantly, he is a figure who belongs to the world.
From the Tsars to the Stars <br/>Russian Fantastic Cinema
From the Tsars to the Stars
Russian Fantastic Cinema

October 30 - December 13, 2015
Pera Film in collaboration with Seagull Films presents From the Tsars to the Stars: Russian Fantastic Cinema, a program featuring rare films from the Russian cinema’s long tradition of fantastical science fiction.
Korean Film Days
Korean Film Days
October 9 - October 16, 2015
This five-film selection spans over ten years and brings together different genres of visually enticing films with unique storytelling.
Sarajevo Now! <br/>Cinema of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sarajevo Now!
Cinema of Bosnia and Herzegovina

September 16 - October 3, 2015
This five-film selection provides a platform for the exposure of up-and-coming and internationally renowned filmmakers, thus contributing to a greater understanding of this country, its diverse culture and history.
My Way <br/>Gender and Identity in British Cinema
My Way
Gender and Identity in British Cinema

May 27 - June 28, 2015
The selected British productions of fiction and documentary films journey through unique stories of gender, identity, as well as eclectic and subjective experiences.
Hidden Treasure<br/>Ali Hamroyev Films
Hidden Treasure
Ali Hamroyev Films

April 25 - May 10, 2015
Hidden Treasure: Films of Ali Hamroyev program highlights the work not only of an overlooked director but also of a rich and under-explored frontier on the cinematic map.
34th Istanbul Film Festival
34th Istanbul Film Festival
April 8 - April 14, 2015
Pera Museum will host four screenings as part of the Festival, which brings over 200 films to its audience until the 19th of April.
Nahid Persson Sarvestani: Documentaries<br/>Filmmor Women’s Film Festival
Nahid Persson Sarvestani: Documentaries
Filmmor Women’s Film Festival

March 15 - March 22, 2015
13th International Filmmor Women Film Festival on Wheels
13th International Filmmor Women Film Festival on Wheels
March 15 - March 22, 2015
This year’s 13th International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheels is focusing on the theme “Women’s Cinema, Women’s Resistance, Cinema of Resistance”.
The Artist vs. Life<br/>Hors Pistes
The Artist vs. Life
Hors Pistes

March 12 - April 1, 2015
Pera Film’s sixth edition of Hors Pistes Istanbul gathered under the title The Artist vs. Life captures the social and intimate narratives and observations through the personal voyages of eight artists.
Cinema I Love You
Cinema I Love You
February 14 - March 8, 2015
J. Berger describes the cinematic experience as: what is saved in the cinema when it achieves art is a spontaneous continuity with all mankind. It is not an art of the princes or the bourgeoisie. It is popular and vagrant. In the sky of the cinema people learn what they might have been and discover what belongs to them apart from their single lives
Coffee’s Just an Excuse, Cinema’s the Muse!
Coffee’s Just an Excuse, Cinema’s the Muse!
January 14 - February 1, 2015
As Gertrude Stein eloquently puts it, coffee is “a lot more than just a drink.” The film program Coffee’s Just an Excuse, Cinema’s the Muse, explores coffee and its culture in cinema through narrative fiction and documentaries.