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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.
View Films by Strand:
- Architectural Utopias - Cinematic Dystopias
- Bergman: 100 Years
- Best Of The Fests
- Challenging The Years
- Documentary Time With NTV
- Hidden Gems
- Human Rights In Cinema Competition
- International Competition
- Mined Zone
- National Competition
- National Documentary Competition
- National Short Film Competition
- No More Flowers
- Out Of Competition
- Special Screenings
- Turkish Classics Revisited
- Vodafone Red Galas
- Where Are You My Love?
- Young Masters
Istanbul Latest Reviews
When a screenwriter is sentenced to community service, he finds his work with juvenile offenders offers him an unexpected outlet.
1993: after being caught having sex with the prom queen, a girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center.
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.
A teenager finds herself torn between the control of her family and an outsider who is suspected of murder.
A father and his son come together to deliver wedding invitations.
A woman seeks revenge after she is raped.
Story of a reclusive woman who, on rare trips outside her home, searches for her twin sister.
Police officers face a life-changing night when they pick up a semi-paralysed, mentally unstable man.
Two brothers embark on a violent feud with another family.
A group of German construction workers on a job in Bulgaria begin to compete for the approval of the locals.
Istanbul Film Festival Features
Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night
Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André
On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane
Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts
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