38th Istanbul Film Festival
Cinemania

April 5 - 16, 2019

Pera Film is hosting 38th Istanbul Film Festival! As part of the festival Pera Film will be screening the Documentary Time, National Short Film Competition, National Documentary Competition and the program Cinemania, as well as other screenings.

Originated from the love for the art of filmmaking, this section is constructed on “the passion for cinema,” “cinephilia,” and “Cinemania.” A portmanteau section, “Cinemania” comprises the highlights, the landmarks and milestones, the unforgettables of the world of cinema: masterpieces of a career, in memoriam or in celebration; restored classics, lost films, cult movies, films on films, and surprises…

Check out the details here.

April 5

19:00 The Eyes of Orson Welles

April 6

13:30 Goodbye

16:00 Watchmen of Dawn

The Eyes of Orson Welles

The Eyes of Orson Welles

Goodbye

Goodbye

Watchmen of Dawn

Watchmen of Dawn

Program Trailer

38th Istanbul Film Festival
Cinemania

Originated from the love for the art of filmmaking, this section is constructed on “the passion for cinema,” “cinephilia,” and “Cinemania.”

Girl in a Blue Dress

Girl in a Blue Dress

This life-size portrait of a girl is a fine example of the British art of portrait painting in the early 18th century. The child is shown posing on a terrace, which is enclosed at the right foreground by the plinth of a pillar; the background is mainly filled with trees and shrubs. 

Story of José Sancho’s Life

Story of José Sancho’s Life

He was born on April 18, 1935 in the province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica. His family migrated to the capital, San José, where in 1952 he earned a bachelor’s degree from the Lyceum of Costa Rica.

The Ottoman Way of Serving Coffee

The Ottoman Way of Serving Coffee

Coffee was served with much splendor at the harems of the Ottoman palace and mansions. First, sweets (usually jam) was served on silverware, followed by coffee serving. The coffee jug would be placed in a sitil (brazier), which had three chains on its sides for carrying, had cinders in the middle, and was made of tombac, silver or brass. The sitil had a satin or silk cover embroidered with silver thread, tinsel, sequin or even pearls and diamonds.