35th Istanbul Film Festival
Talk Series

April 9 - April 16 2016

Pera Film hosts a series of events in the context of the 35th Istanbul Film Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV).

Workshop
Burak Göral’s Guide to Selecting Films for Children
09 April 2016 Saturday / 13:00       
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Festival Talks
Ali Kazma ve Mari Spirito
09 April 2016 Saturday / 16:00 
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Festival Talks
How are Moments of Historical Transition Reverberated on Film?
Gianfranco Rosi, Jakob Brossmann, Melis Behlil 
10 April 2016 Sunday /18:30
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Festival Talks
Suzan Avcı and Murathan Mungan
13 April 2016 Wednesday / 16:30
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Panel Discussion
The Future of Documentary-Making in Turkey

Panelists: Necati Sönmez, Reyan Tuvi, Can Candan
Moderator: Tül Akbal
16 April 2016 Saturday / 17:00
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The Future of Documentary-Making in Turkey

The Future of Documentary-Making in Turkey

Pera Film hosts a series of events in the context of the 35th Istanbul Film Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). As part of the event series, Necati Sönmez, Reyan Tuvi, Can Candan come together with moderator Tül Akbal for a panel discussion on Saturday, April 16th at 17:00.

Suzan Avcı and Murathan Mungan

Suzan Avcı and Murathan Mungan

Pera Film hosts a series of events in the context of the 35th Istanbul Film Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). As part of Festival Talks, Suzan Avcı and Murathan Mungan come together on Wednesday, April 13th at 16:30.

How are Moments of Historical Transition Reverberated on Film?<br/>Gianfranco Rosi, Jakob Brossmann, Melis Behlil

How are Moments of Historical Transition Reverberated on Film?
Gianfranco Rosi, Jakob Brossmann, Melis Behlil

Pera Film hosts a series of events in the context of the 35th Istanbul Film Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). As part of Festival Talks, Gianfranco Rosi, Jakob Brossmann and Melis Behlil come together on Sunday, April 10th at 18:00.

Burak Göral’s Guide to Selecting Films for Children

Burak Göral’s Guide to Selecting Films for Children

Pera Film hosts a series of events in the context of the 35th Istanbul Film Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). “Burak Göral’s Guide to Selecting Films for Children” workshop will be held on Saturday, April 9th at 13:00.

Ali Kazma and Mari Spirito

Ali Kazma and Mari Spirito

Pera Film hosts a series of events in the context of the 35th Istanbul Film Festival, organized by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). As part of Festival Talks, Ali Kazma and Mari Spirito come together on Saturday, April 9th at 16:00.

The Battle of Varna

The Battle of Varna

Over the years of 1864 through 1876, Stanisław Chlebowski served Sultan Abdülaziz in Istanbul as his court painter. As it was, Abdülaziz disposed of considerable artistic talents of his own, and he actively involved himself in Chlebowski’s creative process, suggesting ideas for compositions –such as ballistic pieces praising the victories of Turkish arms. 

Demons, Symbols, and the Cosmos

Demons, Symbols, and the Cosmos

Beliefs surrounding illness and healing in Byzantium stem from the myths, astrology, and magic practiced around the Mediterranean by Jews, Egyptians, Mesopotamians, and Greeks.

Midnight Horror Stories: Witches’ Sun

Midnight Horror Stories: Witches’ Sun

I walk over rocks hot as iron under the September sun. I can make out a few lines in the distance, and a few cracked rocks, but apart from those, not a single tree, not one plant. I have walked until I reached this hill, in the trail of the letter that hurled me once again to my home town...