Cinemania
36th Istanbul Film Festival

March 7 - April 12, 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. 

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 unforgettable 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…Pera Film’s selection includes three feature lengths and one short.


Check out the details here.

April 7

13:30 Last Birds

16:00 76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami

Take Me Home

April 9

19:00 Summer Love

April 12

19:00 76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami

Take Me Home

Last Birds

Last Birds

Summer Love

Summer Love

76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami

76 Minutes and 15 Seconds with Abbas Kiarostami

Take Me Home

Take Me Home

Program Trailer

Cinemania
36th Istanbul Film Festival

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

The Conventions of Identity

The Conventions of Identity

The exhibition “Look At Me! Portraits and Other Fictions from the ”la Caixa” Contemporary Art Collection” examined portraiture, one of the oldest artistic genres, through a significant number of works of our times. Paintings, photographs, sculptures and videos shaped a labyrinth of gazes that invite spectators to reflect themselves in the social mirror of portraits.

Doublethinking About Big Brother! <br> 11 Quotes from 1984

Doublethinking About Big Brother!
11 Quotes from 1984

Our Doublethink Double vision exhibition’s title alludes to George Orwell’s seminal work 1984 and presents a selection that includes Tracey Emin, Marcel Dzama, Anselm Kiefer, Bruce Nauman, Raymond Pettibon, and Thomas Ruff, as well as Turkish artists, tracing the steps of pluralistic thought through works of art.

Venuses Throughout History

Venuses Throughout History

José Sancho does not conceal the voluptuousness of his female torsos; he highlights it. These torsos are symmetrical from front, but on the other hand, from the side, the juxtaposition of concave and convex forms creates dynamism.