Istanbul Film Festival 2018

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Another Train Gıdı Gıdı (Başka Tren Gıdı Gıdı) (Country: Turkey; Year: 2018; Director: Yasin Ali Türkeri)
This documentary tells the historical story of the Nazilli Sümerbank Printed Fabric Factory, built by the support of Soviet Russia in 1937, through Gıdı Gıdı, a train belonging to the factory.
Araf (Country: Turkey; Year: 2018; Director: Didem Pekün)
Essayistic road movie and diary of a ghostly character, Nayia, who travels between Srebrenica and Sarajevo to Mostar in Bosnia. She has been in exile since the war and returns for the 22nd memorial of the Srebrenica genocide.
Fragments (Parçalar) (Country: Turkey; Year: 2018; Director: Rojda Akbayır)
The story of a journey that the director took in order to piece together her personal history, to confront her family, and settle old scores with her father.
Gone With The Hazelnuts (Fındıktan Sonra) (Country: Turkey; Year: 2018; Director: Ercan Kesal; Writer: Ercan Kesal, Melek Mutioğlu Özkesen)
The transformation of a village down the decades as seen through its tale of agricultural labour.
Her First (Onun Filmi) (Country: Turkey; Year: 2018; Director: Merve Bozcu, Su Baloglu)
The story of being a woman, a working woman, a woman filmmaker in Turkish cinema, told by 14 female directors.
Local TV (Country: Turkey; Year: 2017; Director: Özgür Fırat Kınay)
The daily struggles that local stations with just a couple of motivated employees in small-town Anatolia go through.
Sarajevo March (Saraybosna Yürüyüşü) (Country: Turkey; Year: 2017; Director: Ersan Bayraktar; Stars: Saban Begovic, Amela Gicic, Sajme Hamzic, Ziba Jazic, Edis Kolar, Eset Muraçeviç, Mubera Poplata, Dedo Pozder, Sefik Talovic, Ismeta Tunovic, Saban Begovic, Amela Gicic, Sajme Hamzic, Ziba Jazic, Edis Kolar)
The film addresses the Siege of Sarajevo twenty years later through a walk taken by 10 different characters.
Süreyya The Kitman (Güzel Adam Süreyya) (Year: 2018; Director: Gökçe Kaan Demirkıran)
Story of the man who has worked as a kitman for Beşiktaş football team for many years.
Turtle Shells (Schildkröten Panzer) (Country: Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Tuna Kaptan; Writer: Tuna Kaptan)
Documentary about European animal protection laws, German Armed Forces foreign operations and a seized turtle, whose shell was painted with the flag of the Syrian rebels.
Zavar, The Kid And Partridges (Zavar, Çocuk ve Keklik) (Country: Turkey, Afghanistan; Year: 2018; Director: Zeynep Kececiler)
We witness Afghan traditions through the lives of 60-year-old Zavar and his nine-year-old nephew Razak at this mountain village situated on the heights of Hindu Kush Mountain Range.

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