Greek Film Days

June 7 - 12, 2022

Pera Museum is hosting the Greek Film Days, which will take place for the first time in Turkey, where uniqueand award-winning films from auteurs of Greek cinema will be screened. Organized in collaboration with the Greek Ministry of Culture, the Greek Film Center, the Hellenic Film Academy, Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul, Thessaloniki Cinema Museum, EMEIS Cultural Collective and istos, the program offers a rich selection of 17 films in total, including cult films by auteurs such as Theo Angelopoulos (Reconstruction) and Costa Gavras (Z).

A selection of films from the 1960s to the 1980s will meet with audience at the Greek Film Days, which will take place free of charge from 7 to 12 June. 

This programs screenings are free admissions. Drop in, no reservations. As per legal regulations, all our screenings are restricted to persons over 18 years of age, unless stated otherwise.

June 7

15:00 Reconstruction

June 8

13:00 Z

16:00 The Roundup

18:00 John the Violent

June 9

13:00 The Crossing

15:00 Deserter

June 10

13:00 A Quiet Death

15:00 Olga Robards

17:00 Mania

19:00 Evdokia

21:00 The Photograph

June 11

13:00 The Excursion

15:00 The Idlers of the Fertile Vallye

19:00 Morning Patrol

June 12

13:00 Stone Years

16:00 Young Aphrodites

18:00 Trojan Women

Reconstruction

Reconstruction

Z

Z

The Roundup

The Roundup

John the Violent

John the Violent

The Crossing

The Crossing

Deserter

Deserter

A Quiet Death

A Quiet Death

Olga Robards

Olga Robards

Mania

Mania

Evdokia

Evdokia

The Photograph

The Photograph

The Excursion

The Excursion

The Idlers of the Fertile Vallye

The Idlers of the Fertile Vallye

Morning Patrol

Morning Patrol

Stone Years

Stone Years

Young Aphrodites

Young Aphrodites

Trojan Women

Trojan Women

Greek Cinema is Self-Introducing

Greek Cinema is Self-Introducing

Four panelists, Ms. Athena Kalkopoulou, Ms. Antigoni Rota, and Ms. Afroditi Nikolaidoupresent to the participants a clear picture on today’s state of filmmaking in Greece, the industry’s structure, the national policies undertaken to boost and enable film production, to challenge the market demands etc.

The Golden Horn

The Golden Horn

When regarding the paintings of Istanbul by western painters, Golden Horn has a distinctive place and value. This body of water that separates the Topkapı Palace and the Historical Peninsula, in which monumental edifices are located, from Galata, where westerners and foreign embassies dwell, is as though an interpenetrating boundary.

Midnight Stories: The Red Button <br> Funda Özlem Şeran

Midnight Stories: The Red Button
Funda Özlem Şeran

It was a quiet night in the dessert. Even the mice weren’t around. A few LEDs blinked in the dark, and the sound of a fan filled the infinite void. The conversation cutting the silence seemed to go nowhere.

Today's Stories: Coal <br>Pelin Buzluk

Today's Stories: Coal
Pelin Buzluk

Inspired by the exhibition Istanbuls Today, Today's Stories series starts with Pelin Buzluk's story "Coal"! TThis series gathers short stories written by authors encouraged by the photographs in the exhibition.