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
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The Big Country

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Five Unmissable Istanbul Paintings of Félix Ziem

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