Turbulent Times & Familiar Places
Tricky Women Short Animations

March 8 - 12, 2017

Pera Film is celebrating International Women’s Day! The short animation program Turbulent Times & Familiar Places presented in collaboration with Tricky Women Festival and Österreichisches Kulturforum Istanbul embraces women directors. Tricky Women is an international festival based in Vienna and the world‘s first and only festival dedicated exclusively to animated films made by women. The annual festival takes place every year around the International Women‘s Day.

Pera Museum’s Tricky Women selection combines current positions of Austrian femaleartists in animation film and gives an insight into the many techniques and work processes, with which the filmmakers shift the attention to relevant and unprecedented topics: the question where and why you feel at home (HomeStatements), what it is like to arrive in a new city where interpersonal relationships first have to be established (Shut up Moon) and mystical city observations in reference to discarded and newly picked up things (Taipei Recyclers). The greed with which both social and ecological consciousness is shifted from commonality to singularity (Princess Disaster Movie and YachaY). Biographical details (Garten & Schnaps), effects of boredom and opportunities (or lack of) on the periphery (Ginny) and how a woman takes life into her own hands (Two Melons - Birth of an Artist). The unpredictability and predictability of love around the globe and in the neighborhood (Follow You and Der verliebte Koch). The program further includes films that exploit reduced forms using excessive sound (Three Suns) and challenge the mechanisms of cinema and its perception (Machine).

This program’s screenings are free of admissions. 
Drop in, no reservations.

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Screenings
8 March Wednesday 19:00
12 March Sunday 17:00

Lovestruck Cook (2013, 10’00, Verena Hochleitner, Ulrike Swoboda-Ostermann)
Follow You (2013, 3’50, Katharina Petsche)
Garten & Schnaps (2013, 12’00, Amelie Loy)
Ginny(2015, 5’00, Susi Jirkuf)
HomeStatements(2014, 7’32, Maria Weber)
Machine(2015, 2’00, Anna Vasof)
Princess Disaster Movie (2014, 3’24, Xenia Ostrovskaya),
Shut up Moon (2014, 4‘05) Gudrun Krebitz
Taipei Recyclers (2014, 7‘00) Nikki Schuster
Three Suns (2013, 7’49, LIA)
Two Melons - Birth of an Artist (2014, 2’00, Ingrid Gaier)
YachaY(2015, 6’45, Anne Zwiener) 

Take a look  at this program's film list!

History of a Khanjar

History of a Khanjar

Henryk Weyssenhoff, author of landscapes, prints, and illustrations, devoted much of his creative energies to realistic vistas of Belorussia, Lithuania, and Samogitia. A descendant of an ancient noble family which moved east to the newly Polonised Inflanty in the 17th century, the young Henryk was raised to cherish Polish national traditions.

Fluid Identities  Creating an Identity / Hybrid Identities

Fluid Identities Creating an Identity / Hybrid Identities

A firm believer in the idea that a collection needs to be upheld at least by four generations and comparing this continuity to a relay race, Nahit Kabakcı began creating the Huma Kabakcı Collection from the 1980s onwards. Today, the collection can be considered one of the most important and outstanding examples among the rare, consciously created, and long-lasting ones of its kind in Turkey.

Giacometti: Early Works

Giacometti: Early Works

Organized in collaboration with the Giacometti Foundation, Paris, the exhibition explores Giacometti’s prolific life, most of which the artist led in his studio in Montparnasse, through the works of his early period as well his late work, including one unfinished piece. Devoted to Giacometti’s early works, the first part of the exhibition demonstrates the influence of Giovanni Giacometti, the father of the artist and a Swiss Post-Impressionist painter himself, on Giacometti’s output during these years and his role in his son’s development.