34th Istanbul Film Festival

April 8 - April 14, 2015

Pera Museum hosts cinema lovers in the context of the 34th Istanbul Film Festival, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). Pera Museum will host four screenings as part of the Festival, which brings over 200 films to its audience until the 19th of April. 

Ferstival tickets can be purchased on Biletix.

April 8

17:00 İdil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy

19:00 İdil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy

April 14

13:30 New German Animation: Part I

16:00 New German Animation: Part 2, Children's Animation Films

İdil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy

İdil Biret: The Portrait of a Child Prodigy

New German Animation: Part I

New German Animation: Part I

New German Animation: Part 2, Children's Animation Films

New German Animation: Part 2, Children's Animation Films

Cameria (Mihrimah Sultan)

Cameria (Mihrimah Sultan)

Based on similar examples by the European painters in various collections, this work is one of the portraits of Mihrimah Sultan, who was depicted rather often in the 16th century.

Midnight Stories: Hotel of Retro Dreams <br> Doğu Yücel

Midnight Stories: Hotel of Retro Dreams
Doğu Yücel

He didn’t expect this from me. And I hadn’t expected that we would decide to get married that day, at that moment. Everything happened all of a sudden, but exactly like it was supposed to happen in our day. We thought of the idea of marriage simultaneously, we smiled simultaneously, blinking and opening our eyes in unison. 

The First Nudes

The First Nudes

Men were the first nudes in Turkish painting. The majority of these paintings were academic studies executed in oil paint; they were part of the education of artists that had finally attained the opportunity to work from the live model. The gender of the models constituted an obstacle in the way of characterizing these paintings as ‘nudes’.