a good neighbor
36th Istanbul Film Festival

April 5 - April 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

Bosphorus at the Orientalist Paintings

Bosphorus at the Orientalist Paintings

The Bosphorus, which divides the city from north to south, separates two continents, renders Istanbul distinct for western painters, offers the most picturesque spectacles for western artists.

A Solitary Eagle in the Sinai Desert

A Solitary Eagle in the Sinai Desert

John Frederick Lewis is considered one of the most important British Orientalist artists of the Victorian era. Pera Museum exhibited several of Lewis’ paintings as part of the Lure of the East exhibition in 2008 organized in collaboration with Tate Britain.

Memory Building Memories / Memory Room / Memento Mori

Memory Building Memories / Memory Room / Memento Mori

Each memory tells an intimate story; each collection presents us with the reality of containing an intimate story as well. The collection is akin to a whole in which many memories and stories of the artist, the viewer, and the collector are brought together. At the heart of a collection is memory, nurtured from the past and projecting into the future.