Planet of the Apes

  • September 22, 2019 / 15:00
  • October 30, 2019 / 19:00

Director: Franklin J. Schaffner
Cast: Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Maurice Evans
USA, 1968, 112', HDD, color
English with Turkish subtitles

A small group of astronauts wakes up to find that their ship has crash-landed on a planet where humans are prelingual and uncivilized and apes have the supreme qualities of speech and use technology. We can see that the dystopia of director Franklin J. Schaffner is not very different from what we live in, with elements such as existential debates, oppressive authority opposing intellectual and kinetic progress.

This program’s screenings and events are free of admissions. Drop in, no reservations. As per legal regulations, all our screenings are restricted to persons over 18 years of age, unless stated otherwise.

Nanook of the North

Nanook of the North

Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes

Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Frozen River

Frozen River

Beuys

Beuys

Sakawa

Sakawa

Yuva

Yuva

One Man Dies A Million Times

One Man Dies A Million Times

The Sounds of Science

The Sounds of Science

Trailer

Planet of the Apes

The Ottoman Way of Serving Coffee

The Ottoman Way of Serving Coffee

Coffee was served with much splendor at the harems of the Ottoman palace and mansions. First, sweets (usually jam) was served on silverware, followed by coffee serving. The coffee jug would be placed in a sitil (brazier), which had three chains on its sides for carrying, had cinders in the middle, and was made of tombac, silver or brass. The sitil had a satin or silk cover embroidered with silver thread, tinsel, sequin or even pearls and diamonds.

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

Marcel Duchamp’s Bicycle Wheel

In 1998 Ben Jakober and Yannick Vu collaborated on an obvious remake of Marcel Duchamp’s Roue de Bicyclette, his first “readymade” object. Duchamp combined a bicycle wheel, a fork and a stool to create a machine which served no purpose, subverting accepted norms of art. 

Symbols

Symbols

Pera Museum’s Cold Front from the Balkans exhibition curated by Ali Akay and Alenka Gregorič brings together contemporary artists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia.