National Documentary Competition
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.

Check out the details here.

April 10

16:00 Her First

April 11

11:00 Schildkröten Panzer

Zavar, The Kid And Partridges

16:00 Süreyya the Kitman

April 12

11:00 Sarajevo March

13:30 Another Train Gıdı Gıdı

April 13

11:00 Gone with the Hazelnuts

19:00 Araf

April 14

11:00 Local TV

16:00 Fragments

Araf

Araf

Another Train Gıdı Gıdı

Another Train Gıdı Gıdı

Gone with the Hazelnuts

Gone with the Hazelnuts

Süreyya the Kitman

Süreyya the Kitman

Her First

Her First

Fragments

Fragments

Sarajevo March

Sarajevo March

Schildkröten Panzer

Schildkröten Panzer

Local TV

Local TV

Zavar, The Kid And Partridges

Zavar, The Kid And Partridges

Program Trailer

National Documentary Competition
37th Istanbul Film Festival

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.

Return from Vienna

Return from Vienna

Józef Brandt harboured a fascination for the history of 17th century Poland, and his favourite themes included ballistic scenes and genre scenes before and after the battle proper –all and sundry marches, returns, supply trains, billets and encampments, patrols, and similar motifs illustrating the drudgery of warfare outside of its culminating moments.

The Welcoming of Venetian Balios to Ottoman Lands

The Welcoming of Venetian Balios to Ottoman Lands

The series of paintings depicting the audience ceremonies of European ambassadors hold a unique place among the works of Jean-Baptiste Vanmour of Valenciennes, who lived in İstanbul from 1699 until his death in 1737.

The Ottoman Way of Serving Coffee

The Ottoman Way of Serving Coffee

Coffee was served with much splendor at the harems of the Ottoman palace and mansions. First, sweets (usually jam) was served on silverware, followed by coffee serving. The coffee jug would be placed in a sitil (brazier), which had three chains on its sides for carrying, had cinders in the middle, and was made of tombac, silver or brass. The sitil had a satin or silk cover embroidered with silver thread, tinsel, sequin or even pearls and diamonds.