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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
Documentary about ex-footballer Laurentiu Ginghina's opinions on the game.
Georg flees to Marseilles to escape the German army. Assuming a false identity, he tries to obtain passage on a ship bound for Mexico. But then he meets Marie and his plans change.
Black comedy about a man who puts animals to sleep... and begins to do the same 'favour' for the owners.
A storm in the middle of the ocean, a boat full of refugees that is about to sink and a woman all by herself...
A man seeks out an unsuspecting stranger to help him purge the dark torments of his past. His plan goes awry when he encounters a woman with plans of her own. A playful psycho-thriller game of cat-and-mouse.
Hasan, a blacklisted filmmaker, starts to sulk when he isn't bumped off by a serial killer.
A youngster in Iran begins to rebel.
An exploration of group dynamics in a young people’s writing workshop.
An ambitious woman treads a dangerous path as she attempts to crash the corporate boys’ club.
A man and a woman from two disparate worlds meet at nights just to have sex. However, when they get caught, the extra-marital relationship between an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man causes tensions in the socio-politically divided Jerusalem.
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