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.

Giacometti’s Final Works

Giacometti’s Final Works

Giacometti was selected for three important retrospectives at the New York Museum of Modern Art, the Tate Gallery in London and the Louisiana Museum of Art in Denmark, all of which were a great success. 

Nam June Paik Video Art’s Pioneer

Nam June Paik Video Art’s Pioneer

Nam June Paik was video art’s pioneer (1932 –2006). It is interesting that while Warhol and Nameth were experimenting with psychedelic happenings that combined rock, film and performance, the video art pioneers Nam June Paik, Stephen Beck, Eric Siegel and Steina Vasulka were researching in a similar direction.

Artist Nicola Lorini in Conversation

Artist Nicola Lorini in Conversation

Inspired by its Anatolian Weights and Measures Collection, Pera Museum presents a contemporary video installation titled For All the Time, for All the Sad Stones at the gallery that hosts the Collection. The installation by the artist Nicola Lorini takes its starting point from recent events, in particular the calculation of the hypothetical mass of the Internet and the weight lost by the model of the kilogram and its consequent redefinition, and traces a non-linear voyage through the Collection.