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.

It’s better to burn out than to fade away

It’s better to burn out than to fade away

In 1962 Philip Corner, one of the most prominent members of the Fluxus movement, caused a great commotion in serious music circles when during a performance entitled Piano Activities he climbed up onto a grand piano and began to kick it while other members of the group attacked it with saws, hammers and all kinds of other implements.

Horror Vacui <br> Alejandro Almanza Pereda

Horror Vacui
Alejandro Almanza Pereda

Pera Museum, in collaboration with Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), is one of the main venues for this year’s 15th Istanbul Biennial from 16 September to 12 November 2017.

Midnight Horror Stories:  The Moon Pool <br> Işın Beril Tetik

Midnight Horror Stories: The Moon Pool
Işın Beril Tetik

About a year ago, Ela was dead for seven minutes. Death had come to her as she was watching her younger brother play gleefully in the sandpit at the park. A sudden flash that washed her world with a burning white light, a merciless roar resembling that of a monster…