Nostalgia For The Light

Director: Patricio Guzmán
France, Germany, Chile, Spain, USA, color, 2010, 90’
Spanish, English with Turkish subtitles

In Chile, at three thousand meters altitude, astronomers form all over the world gather at Atacama Desert to observe the stars. The desert sky is so translucent that it allows them to see right to the boundaries of the universe. It is also a place where harsh heat of the sun keeps human remains intact: mummies, explorers, miners but also the remains of the dictatorship’s political prisoners. Whilst the astronomers examine the most distant galaxies in search of probable extraterrestrial life, at the foot of the observations, women are digging through the desert soil in search of their disappeared relatives.

Odessa...Odessa!

Odessa...Odessa!

Nostalgia For The Light

Nostalgia For The Light

The Hour Of Berger

The Hour Of Berger

Land Of The Wandering Souls

Land Of The Wandering Souls

Drowned In Oblivion

Drowned In Oblivion

Fragments of Identity

Fragments of Identity

The Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo was founded in 1972 as the first Academy of Fine Arts in Bosnia and Herzegovina and became one of the forerunners in Bosnian contemporary art. Academy continued its operation throughout the war years (1992-1995) in besieged Sarajevo and participated in important international art projects.

Midnight Horror Stories: Witches’ Sun <br> Mehmet Berk Yaltırık

Midnight Horror Stories: Witches’ Sun
Mehmet Berk Yaltırık

I walk over rocks hot as iron under the September sun. I can make out a few lines in the distance, and a few cracked rocks, but apart from those, not a single tree, not one plant. I have walked until I reached this hill, in the trail of the letter that hurled me once again to my home town...

Wondrous Cures in Constantinople

Wondrous Cures in Constantinople

The shrines that created the glory of Constantinople through their lavish beauty were also repositories of precious relics and thus sources of healing.