38th Istanbul Film Festival
National Short Film Competition

April 5 - April 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.

Programme I
14 April, 11.00

Aquarium
Directors: Anıl Kaya,
Özgür Önurme
Turkey, 2018, 15’

Avarya
Director: Gökalp Gönen
Turkey, 2018, 20’

Parting Shot
Director: Özgür Cem Aksoy
Turkey, 2018, 11’

The Gentle Sadness of Things     
Director: Deniz Telek
Turkey, 2018, 16’

Ad Infinitum
Director: Murat Çetinkaya      
Turkey, 2018, 13’

 

Programme II
14 April, 13.30

The Geezer
Director: Senem Bay                 
Turkey, 2018, 11’

Scream of Still Water
Director: Yusuf Elbaşı
Turkey, Germany, 2019, 7’      

The Conversation
Director: Vehbi Bozdağ
Turkey, 2018, 12’

The Tail
Director: Yiğit Hepsev
Turkey, 2019, 10’

Trousers
Director: Tahsin Özmen
Turkey, 2018, 15’

Joy et Cetera
Director: Kurtcebe Turgul
Turkey, 2018, 15’

 

Take a look at this program's film list, check out the details here.

 

Fluid Identities  Creating an Identity / Hybrid Identities

Fluid Identities Creating an Identity / Hybrid Identities

A firm believer in the idea that a collection needs to be upheld at least by four generations and comparing this continuity to a relay race, Nahit Kabakcı began creating the Huma Kabakcı Collection from the 1980s onwards. Today, the collection can be considered one of the most important and outstanding examples among the rare, consciously created, and long-lasting ones of its kind in Turkey.

Giacometti in Paris

Giacometti in Paris

The second part of exhibition illustrates Alberto Giacometti’s relations with Post-Cubist artists and the Surrealist movement between 1922 and 1935, one of the important sculptures series he created during his first years in Paris, and the critical role he played in the art scene of the period.

It’s better to burn out than to fade away

It’s better to burn out than to fade away

In 1962 Philip Corner, one of the most prominent members of the Fluxus movement, caused a great commotion in serious music circles when during a performance entitled Piano Activities he climbed up onto a grand piano and began to kick it while other members of the group attacked it with saws, hammers and all kinds of other implements.