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.”

From the Age of Reason to the “Tortoise Trainer”

From the Age of Reason to the “Tortoise Trainer”

A Salon exhibition held in the Grand Palais in Paris on May 1, 1906 showcased an Ottoman painting. This was Osman Hamdi Bey’s famous “Tortoise Trainer”. 

Cameria (Mihrimah Sultan)

Cameria (Mihrimah Sultan)

Based on similar examples by the European painters in various collections, this work is one of the portraits of Mihrimah Sultan, who was depicted rather often in the 16th century.

Reality Bites!

Reality Bites!

Works by a large number of students from the Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo deal with current and often painful themes from the socio-political, economic and cultural reality, raising awareness, appealing, warning, opening issues and offering new interpretations.