The Fog: There’s something in the fog!

March 6 2020

The series of screenings and talks collaboratively organized by Pera Film and Altyazı Cinema Association, curated by Yeşim Tabak, is named after the crucial line in John Carpenter’s supernatural suspense The FogThere’s something in the fog!”

This event is inspired by the zeitgeist- uncertainty, which leads to a state of anxiously waiting for something to happen. The unavoidable curiosity and the need to know what there is in the ‘Fog’ form a relevant basis for the talks that will probe into the classics in the history of cinema in conjunction with the nature of film analyzing exercises, which aim to bring out the hidden. Furthermore, as an aesthetic, narrative or symbolic visual element that filmmakers often resort to the ‘fog’ offers an open-ended area for new discoveries in cultural discourse. 

Scheduled on the first Friday of every month and composed of six films that approach the same concept from a different angle, each screening in this series will be followed by a conversation of cinema writers and artists, who have a special connection with the artistic attitude of that particular movie. 

Altyazı Sinema Derneği
Founded in 2001 by a group of students in Boğaziçi University, Altyazı is a cinema magazine published totally independently, without any affiliation to any media group. This very team founded Altyazı Cinema Association in March 2019, which has become the house for their work that covers a broad range of activities including publishing, screenings, interviews, cinema seminars and all other fields that contribute to cinema culture. 

Screening tickets are 10 TL (reduced museum admission). Tickets are available at Biletix. As per legal regulations, all our screenings are restricted to persons over 18 years of age, unless stated otherwise.

 

in collaboration

March 6

19:00 The Fog

The Fog

The Fog

Moscow Conceptualists

Moscow Conceptualists

Our institutions have been stuck on linear Neo-Platonic tracks for 24 centuries. These antiquated processes of deduction have lost their authority. Just like art it has fallen off its pedestal. Legal, educational and constitutional systems rigidly subscribe to these; they are 100% text based.

At The Well

At The Well

Tadeusz Ajdukiewicz discovered the Orient in 1877, touring Syria, Egypt, Turkey, and the Crimea with Władysław Branicki. This experience made a profound impression on him, and he was to continuously revisit Eastern themes in his works for the rest of his life. 

Rational Medicine in Byzantium

Rational Medicine in Byzantium

Byzantine medical art was grounded in the Greco-Roman medicine transmitted by Hippocrates and Galen and new concepts introduced by such physicians as Oribasios of Pergamon, Aetius of Amida, Alexander of Tralles and Paul of Aegina.