National Short Film Competition
36th Istanbul Film Festival

April 11 2017

Pera Film is hosting 36th Istanbul Film Festival! As part of the festival Pera Film will be screeningthe National Short Film Competition, the programs a good neighbor and Vincent Dieutre: Exercises in Solitude, as well as other screenings and events.

Launched last year with the intent of incentivizing short film making, supporting the development in this field, and bringing together the audience and short films of quality, Istanbul Film Festival’s National Short Film Competition continues on. The 11 short films competing will be shown in two groups and will be evaluated by the jury consisting of three directors: Gürcan Keltek, Ziya Demirel (2016 National Short Film Competition winner) and Vincent Dieutre.

Program 1
11 April 2017 / 11:00

Program 2 
11 April 2017 / 13:30

Take a look at this program's film list!


Check out the details here.

The Artist That Just Couldn’t Stop Creating: Picasso <br> Who Is Pablo Picasso?

The Artist That Just Couldn’t Stop Creating: Picasso
Who Is Pablo Picasso?

Born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain, Pablo Picasso’s full name takes about two lines: Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno María de los Remedios Cipriano de la Santísima Trinidad Martyr Patricio Clito Ruíz y Picasso.

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

Portrait of a Bullfighter (1797)

The man is depicted in three-quarters view, turning straight to the viewers with a penetrating glance. The background is grey, while the clothes, the hair, and cap are black. 

The adventure of the Big ‘K’

The adventure of the Big ‘K’

In a bid to review the International System of Units (SI), the International Bureau of Weights and Measures gathered at the 26th General Conference on Weights and Measures on November 16, 2018. Sixty member states have voted for changing four out of seven basic units of measurement. The kilogram is among the modified. Before describing the key points, let us have a closer look into the kilogram and its history.