Festival Diary Feb24
The new film from Reha Erdem, Turkish cinema's great maverick
movie-maker and director of "Times and Winds" and "Kosmos," is
an existential thriller with touches of magic realism. 17 years old Jin
is on the run through dangerous forest and mountain regions.
RIO CINEMA Sunday 24th Feb 20.45
BEYOND THE HILL TEPENİN ARDI
The serenity of a summer’s day in an isolated Anatolian valley is
gradually broken by intruders from beyond the hills in Emin Alper's
striking and intriguing mixture of atmospheric thriller, contemporary
Western, psychological drama, family secrets and political allegory.
RIO CINEMA Sunday 24th Feb 15.15
+ Q&A with George Chiper Lillemark
LOVE IN THE SECRET GARDEN SAKLI BAHÇEDE AŞK
1978. Cennet lives in the Istranca Mountains of Thracia where her
medicinal skills are renowned.
RIO CINEMA Sunday 24th Feb 11.15
THE MULETEERS KATIRCILAR
A rare chance to see one of the great classics of Turkish cinema and
a film which provided this year’s LTFF Lifetime Achievement Award
winner Kadir İnanır with one of his most powerful and memorable roles.
RIO CINEMA Sunday 24th Feb 18.00
+ Q&A with Kadir İnanır
I FLEW YOU STAYED BEN UÇTUM SEN KALDIN
The story about a confrontation and a reconciliation. It is Mizgin Müjde
Arslan's own story of the search for the father she never knew, a
journey which takes her from Mardin in South East Turkey to Maxmur
Refugee Camp in the Kurdish region of Northern Iraq.
RIO CINEMA Sunday 24th Feb 13.00
+ Turkish: A+
A BREATH WITH PINA BAUSCH PINA BAUSCH İLE BİR NEFES
A unique record of the visit to Istanbul in 2002 of legendary German
dancer and choreographer Pina Bausch, and her Tanztheater de
Wuppertal company, a visit which inspired the performance piece 'A
LIFE AS A FABLE A NARRATIVE BİR HAYATI MASAL GİBİ ANLATMAK
The story of actress and theatre director Jülide Kural, best known for
her role as 'İpek in the Turkish TV series 'Super Dad,' and the eight year
struggle to bring to the stage the life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.