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.”

Game of Mangala

Game of Mangala

Three figures in Eastern dress are shown in repose against an exotic landscape, smoking pipes and playing mangala. Inventories of the royal collections from 1739 identify the members of this group as the royal eunuch Matthias and two odalisques. 

Portrait of Martín Zapater (1797)

Portrait of Martín Zapater (1797)

Martín Zapater y Clavería, born in Zaragoza on November 12th 1747, came from a family of modest merchants and was taken in to live with a well-to-do aunt, Juana Faguás, and her daughter, Joaquina de Alduy. He studied with Goya in the Escuelas Pías school in Zaragoza from 1752 to 1757 and a friendship arose between them which was to last until the death of Zapater in 1803. 

Face to Face

Face to Face

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.