Power of My Imagination! 2019

April 20 - 27, 2019

Renewing the excitement of last year, Pera Film launches this year’s edition of the Power of My Imagination! program, a celebration of authenticity and creativity on occasion of April 23 National Sovereignty and Children’s Day. The program offers a selection of three memorable classics pushing the boundaries of imagination: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, a 1971 movie depicting the journey of five lucky children accepted to Willy Wonka’s secret chocolate factory; The Lion King, a 1994 film about Simba’s brave and heroic adventure, one of the most popular feature animations since release, and Toy Story, the startling journey of Andy, whose passion is to collect toys, and one of the top hits of Walt Disney Studios.

Free admissions. Drop in, no reservations.

April 20

12:00 The Lion King

16:00 Toy Story

April 21

12:00 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

14:00 Toy Story

April 23

19:00 The Lion King

April 27

12:00 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

The Lion King

The Lion King

Toy Story

Toy Story

Midnight Horror Stories: The Landlord <br> Hakan Bıçakcı

Midnight Horror Stories: The Landlord
Hakan Bıçakcı

Three people sleeping side by side. On the uncomfortable seats of the stuffy airplane in the air. Three friends. I’m the friend in the window seat. The other two are a couple, Emre and Melisa. I’m alone, they are together. And another difference. I’ve only closed my eyes. They are asleep.

Memory and Now, on Fabrics! <br> Gözde İlkin

Memory and Now, on Fabrics!
Gözde İlkin

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. Through the biennial, we will be sharing detailed information about the artists and the artworks.

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.