a good neighbor
36th Istanbul Film Festival

April 5 - 9, 2017

Pera Film is hosting 36th Istanbul Film Festival! As part of the festival Pera Film will be screeningthe National Short Film Competition, the programs a good neighbor and Vincent Dieutre: Exercises in Solitude, as well as other screenings and events.

The Istanbul Film Festival is collaborating with the artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset, the curators of the 15th edition of the Istanbul Biennial. Elmgreen & Dragset have selected a film program related to this year’s biennial. The biennial, entitled a good neighbour, focuses on homes, neighbors and neighborhoods as departure points to consider society and co-existence on a larger scale. Elmgreen & Dragset’s selection focuses on distinct identities and how people interact with each other within a home, community, neighborhood or village.


Check out the details here.

April 5

11:00 The Apple

13:30 Toponymy

16:00 Ta’ang

19:00 40 Days of Silence

April 6

11:00 Neighboring Sounds

13:30 Youkali

16:00 In Vanda’s Room

19:00 Toponymy

April 7

11:00 40 Days of Silence

19:00 Dogville

April 8

11:00 Youkali

16:00 The White Ribbon

19:00 What Now? Remind Me

April 9

11:00 In Vanda’s Room

14:30 a good neighbor Shorts

16:00 Ta’ang

Ta’ang

Ta’ang

In Vanda’s Room

In Vanda’s Room

Neighboring Sounds

Neighboring Sounds

The White Ribbon

The White Ribbon

40 Days of Silence

40 Days of Silence

The Apple

The Apple

Youkali

Youkali

Toponymy

Toponymy

What Now? Remind Me

What Now? Remind Me

Dogville

Dogville

a good neighbor Shorts

a good neighbor Shorts

Program Trailer

a good neighbor
36th Istanbul Film Festival

15th edition of the Istanbul Biennial, entitled a good neighbour, focuses on homes, neighbors and neighborhoods as departure points to consider society and co-existence on a larger scale.

15th Istanbul Biennial

Pera Museum hosted the 15th Istanbul Biennial, organized by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) and sponsored by Koç Holding. The 15th Istanbul Biennial brought together artworks by 55 artists from 32 countries, all addressing different notions of home, belonging and neighbourhood.

15th Istanbul Biennial

Midnight Stories: The Soul <br> Aşkın Güngör

Midnight Stories: The Soul
Aşkın Güngör

The wind blows, rubbing against my legs made of layers of metal and wires, swaying the leaves of grass that have shot up from the cracks in the tarmac, and going off to the windows that look like the eyes of dead children in the wrecked buildings that seem to be everywhere as far as the eye can see.

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. 

Ottoman Music and Entertainment from the Perspective of Painters

Ottoman Music and Entertainment from the Perspective of Painters

When we examine the Ottoman-themed paintings of indoor everyday life by western painters, musical entertainment attracts attention as a fundamental aspect of the lifestyle.