Cinemania
37th Istanbul Film Festival

April 6 - 17, 2018

Pera Film is hosting 37th Istanbul Film Festival! As part of the festival Pera Film will be screening the National Short Film Competition, National Documentary Competition and the program Cinemania, as well as other screenings.

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 unforgettables 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…

Check out the details here.


April 7

11:00 The Lake

13:30 Driver Nebahat

16:00 Black Car

19:00 Keşanlı Ali's Epic

The Lake

The Lake

Driver Nebahat

Driver Nebahat

Black Car

Black Car

Keşanlı Ali's Epic

Keşanlı Ali's Epic

Program Trailer

Cinemania
37th Istanbul Film Festival

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

Jean-Léon Gérôme: Cultural Interactions in the Age of Change

Jean-Léon Gérôme: Cultural Interactions in the Age of Change

Jean-Léon Gérôme is among the most renowned artists of the second half of the 19th century. One of the most fervent advocates of academic painting, Gérôme declared a personal war against modern movements such as Impressionism. 

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

The man is depicted in three-quarters view, turning straight to the viewers with a penetrating glance. The background is grey, while the clothes, the hair, and cap are black. 

Postcard Nudes

Postcard Nudes

The various states of viewing nudity entered the Ottoman world on postcards before paintings. These postcards appeared in the 1890s, and became widespread in the 1910s, following the proclamation of the Second Constitutional Monarchy, traveling from hand to hand, city to city.