Vincent Dieutre:
Exercises In Solitude
36th Istanbul Film Festival

April 11 - 15, 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.

An utterly solitary cinematographer, who cannot possibly be compared to, nor of a school or movement he could be deemed a part of; an elegant, graceful, romantic narrator- director, whose obsession for Europe is now accepted as a form of resistance... Vincent Dieutre’s nine extraordinary, definitely avant-garde, strictly autobiographical films are presented as part of this year’s festival program.


Check out the details here.

April 11

16:00 My Winter Journey

19:00 Tenebrae Lessons

April 12

11:00 Roland Wounded

13:30 Bologna Centrale

16:00 Journey Into Post-History

April 13

11:00 Jaurès

13:30 Desolate Rome

16:00 Bonne Nouvelle

19:00 Trilogy of Our Lives Undone

April 14

11:00 Bologna Centrale

Bonne Nouvelle

13:30 Trilogy of Our Lives Undone

16:00 Tenebrae Lessons

19:00 My Winter Journey

April 15

11:00 Journey Into Post-History

13:30 Jaurès

16:00 Desolate Rome

19:00 Roland Wounded

Trilogy of Our Lives Undone

Trilogy of Our Lives Undone

Journey Into Post-History

Journey Into Post-History

Roland Wounded

Roland Wounded

Jaurès

Jaurès

Bologna Centrale

Bologna Centrale

My Winter Journey

My Winter Journey

Bonne Nouvelle

Bonne Nouvelle

Tenebrae Lessons

Tenebrae Lessons

Desolate Rome

Desolate Rome

Program Trailer

Vincent Dieutre:
Exercises In Solitude
36th Istanbul Film Festival

Vincent Dieutre’s nine extraordinary, definitely avant-garde, strictly autobiographical films are presented as part of this year’s festival program.

Seaside Leisure

Seaside Leisure

Istanbul’s Seaside Leisure: Nostalgia from Sea Baths to Beaches exhibition brought together photographs, magazines, comics, objects, and books from various private and institutional collections, and told a nostalgic story while also addressing the change and socialization of the norms of how Istanbulites used their free time. Istanbul’s Seaside Leisure was a documentary testament of the radical transformations in the Republic’s lifestyle. 

Story of José Sancho’s Life

Story of José Sancho’s Life

He was born on April 18, 1935 in the province of Puntarenas, Costa Rica. His family migrated to the capital, San José, where in 1952 he earned a bachelor’s degree from the Lyceum of Costa Rica.

Paula Rego in Istanbul!

Paula Rego in Istanbul!

We, by which I mean some of my classmates and I, knew about Paula Rego. I’ll have to admit, I didn’t know where Rego was from or even where in Europe Portugal was. I thought she was English. Let me tell you how I first heard the very un-English sounding name “Paula Rego”