Festival Diary Feb27
LOVE AND REVOLUTION AŞK VE DEVRİM
1990's left wing student activism is the background of director Serkan
Acar and writer M. Serhan Turhanlı's look at the often impossible
choice to be made between the personal and the greater good.
RIO CINEMA Wednesday 27th Feb 20.45
THE CIRCLE WITHIN İÇİMDEKİ ÇEMBER
A fascinating and engrossing tale from a disappearing world. Deniz
Cinar's visually striking film explores life in the Kurdish Yazidi
community of eastern Turkey whose numbers have now decreased
to less than five hundred.
RIO CINEMA Wednesday 27th Feb 16.00
+ The Resting Room
PRESENT TENSE ŞİMDİKİ ZAMAN
Mina is a jobless, lonely and unhappy single and dreams of a new life
in the USA. But first she needs money and a visa and that means
finding a job.
RIO CINEMA Wednesday 27th Feb 18.15
+ Velvet Socks
THE STRANGER YABANCI
Özgür's parents left Turkey after the coup d’etat of 1980 and she has
been born and raised in Paris and has never visited Turkey.To fulfill her
father's last wish of being buried in his native land, she must visit her
parent's homeland for the first time.
CINE LUMIERE Wednesday 27th Feb 20.30
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.