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.

 

Midnight Stories: Hotel of Retro Dreams

Midnight Stories: Hotel of Retro Dreams

Pera Museum Blog is launching a new series of “Techno- Dystopia” stories in collaboration with Turkey’s Fantasy and Science Fiction Arts Association (FABISAD). The Association’s member writers are presenting newly commissioned short stories inspired by the artworks of Katherine Behar as part of the Museum’s Data’s Entry exhibition.

Medicinal Herbs in Byzantium

Medicinal Herbs in Byzantium

Knowledge of plants and the practice of healing are closely entwined. The toxic or hallucinogenic nature of some roots, and the dangers associated with picking them, conferred a mythical or magical character and power. 

Kozbekçi Mustafa Ağa

Kozbekçi Mustafa Ağa

When Karl XII of Sweden was defeated by Tsar Peter the Great of Russia in 1709, he fled to the Ottoman Empire and settled in Bender with his entourage for five years.