Charlie Chaplin Shorts

Director: Mabel Normand / Mack Sennett
Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Mabel Normand
1914, Black & White, DVD
Restoration: Cineteca di Bologna Music: Uninvited Jazz Band

The festival has prepared a special programme for two ground-breaking names in silent cinema/ comedy. The programme pays tribute to Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. The programme combines a selection of short movies from the debut year of Chaplin in Keystone Studios and the latest restoration of Buster Keaton’s ‘One Week’.

Films:
Mabel's Strange Predicament
Mabel's Busy Day
Caught in a Cabaret
The Fatal Mallet

The film will be introduced by Jay Weissberg.

For further info about İstanbul Silent Cinema Days, please click here.

(Sur)real Colors

(Sur)real Colors

Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema

Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema

Nathan the Wise

Nathan the Wise

Different from the Others

Different from the Others

Views of Ottoman Empire Selection

Views of Ottoman Empire Selection

Charlie Chaplin Shorts

Charlie Chaplin Shorts

One Week

One Week

Hundred Year Old Films for Pera Museum's 10th Year Fantasia of Color

Hundred Year Old Films for Pera Museum's 10th Year Fantasia of Color

Shaping Forms  The Migrant Body / Shaping Ideologies

Shaping Forms The Migrant Body / Shaping Ideologies

Constituting the entirety of all the perceived aspects of an object creating their own order, form not only contains visual elements and characteristics, but can also help elucidate concepts. 

Il Cavallo di Leonardo

Il Cavallo di Leonardo

In 1493, exactly 500 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci was finishing the preparations for casting the equestrian monument (4 times life size), which Ludovico il Moro, Duke of Milan commissioned in memory of his father some 12 years earlier. 

Nam June Paik Video Art’s Pioneer

Nam June Paik Video Art’s Pioneer

Nam June Paik was video art’s pioneer (1932 –2006). It is interesting that while Warhol and Nameth were experimenting with psychedelic happenings that combined rock, film and performance, the video art pioneers Nam June Paik, Stephen Beck, Eric Siegel and Steina Vasulka were researching in a similar direction.