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.


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May 24

19:00 Casanova Gene

Casanova Gene

Casanova Gene

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.

Sea Baths

Sea Baths

It is understood from Evliya Çelebi’s well-known Book of Travels that the history of sea baths goes as far back as the 17th century; their acceptance and popularization take place in mid-19th century as a result of Westernization, among other things.

A Photographer’s Biography Guillaume Berggren

A Photographer’s Biography Guillaume Berggren

Berggren acquires the techniques of photography in Berlin and holds different jobs in various European cities before arriving in İstanbul. Initially en route to Marseille, he disembarks from his ship in 1866 and settles in İstanbul, where he is to spend the rest of his life.

Rineke Dijkstra Look At Me!

Rineke Dijkstra Look At Me!

“The portrait tells us that there is an inner and an outer dimension of the human condition; it provides—or should provide—information about both the physical and psychological character of an individual.”