The 37th edition of the festival runs from April 6 to 17. The festival hosts 198 feature films, as well as 12 short films, in 18 different categories, and in addition to the screening of a total of 210 films by 218 directors from 43 countries, there will be Q&As and festival talks with guest filmmakers, concerts, and other special events. Golden Tulips are presented to the winners in the International and National Competition sections.

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Doubtful
Doubtful
When a screenwriter is sentenced to community service, he finds his work with juvenile offenders offers him an unexpected outlet.
The Miseducation Of Cameron Post
The Miseducation Of Cameron Post
1993: after being caught having sex with the prom queen, a girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center.
Disobedience
Disobedience
After the death of her estranged rabbi father, a New York photographer returns to the Orthodox Jewish community in north London where she grew up and, in doing so, reignites long-dormant passions and controversies.
Beast
Beast
A teenager finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider who is suspected of murder.
Wajib
Wajib
A father and his son come together to deliver wedding invitations.
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts
Marlina The Murderer In Four Acts
A woman seeks revenge after she is raped.
The Pillar Of Salt
The Pillar Of Salt
Story of a reclusive woman who, on rare trips outside her home, searches for her twin sister.
Minus One
Minus One
Police officers face a life-changing night when they pick up a semi-paralysed, mentally unstable man.
Winter Brothers
Winter Brothers
Two brothers embark on a violent feud with another family.
Western
Western
A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
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