Hand of Another: Casanova Gene

May 24, 2019

Hand of Another focuses on films that question the gap between people in a society where distances close and opportunities grow.

Bringing together a collection of films that challenge the norms of conventional cinema through innovative expression, Hand of Another presents works of contemporary cinema that have not been released in Turkey while also reintroducing obscure older films to a new audience. A talk will be held after each screening. Hand of Another film screening series is presented by Pera Film in partnership with Fol.

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

What is Fol?
Fol is an Istanbul-based film society that attaches importance to and aims to share the alternative experiences offered by film and video. Established in 2015 by Burak Çevik, Fol continues its film screenings in various locations across Istanbul.


in collaboration

May 24

19:00 Casanova Gene

Casanova Gene

Casanova Gene

Program Trailer

Hand of Another: Casanova Gene

Hand of Another focuses on films that question the gap between people in a society where distances close and opportunities grow.

Paris Without End (1959-1965)

Paris Without End (1959-1965)

In the 60s, Alberto Giacometti paid homage to Paris, the city where he lived, by drawing its streets, cafés, and more private places like his studio and the apartment of his wife, Annette. These drawings would make up his last book, Paris sans fin (Paris Without End). 

From two portraits of children…

From two portraits of children…

The Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation’s Orientalist Painting Collection includes two children’s portraits that are often featured in exhibitions on the second floor of the Pera Museum. These portraits both date back to the early 20th century, and were made four years apart. One depicts Prince Abdürrahim Efendi, son of Sultan Abdulhamid II, while the figure portrayed on the other is Nazlı, the daughter of Osman Hamdi Bey.

Mark Požlep

Mark Požlep

Our Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition focuses on different generations of artists and art groups from the Balkan region. Throughout the exhibition, we keep sharing detailed information about the artworks. Take a look at Mark Požlep’s “Stranger than Paradise” video installation. Also you can check our interview with the artist on our YouTube channel!