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Ozan Açıktan

Duration: 105 mins
Country of Origin: Turkey, 2014
Turkish Film Festival
Director: Ozan Açıktan


Jan 24 07:15 pm

On a hot summer’s night in Istanbul; Ece (Nehir Erdoğan) pays a visit to Cenk (İlker Kaleli) and once buried feelings are suddenly reignited. Moments later they notice a thief, a young boy, who escapes into the darkness. The evening takes a turn for the worse following the sudden appearance of yet another thief…

Wes Anderson

Duration: 100 mins
Country of Origin: USA, 2014
Best of 2014
Director: Wes Anderson


Dec 26 08:00 pm

A dazzling winter’s tale from an unusually energized Wes Anderson, this is an all-star mittel-European carousel of rampaging passions, class and transgression.

Michelangelo Antonioni

Duration: 126 mins
Country of Origin: Italy, 1962
Italian Film Festival
Director: Michelangelo Antonioni


Jan 12 08:30 pm

The concluding chapter of Michelangelo Antonioni’s informal trilogy on contemporary malaise (following L’avventura and La notte), L’eclisse tells the story of a young woman (Monica Vitti) who leaves one lover (Francisco Rabal) and drifts into a relationship with another (Alain Delon). Using the architecture of Rome as a backdrop for the doomed affair, Antonioni achieves the apotheosis of his style in this return to the theme that preoccupied him the most: the difficulty of connection in an alienating modern world.

Burak Cem Arlıel

(Türk Pasaportu)
Duration: 91 mins
Country of Origin: Turkey, 2011
Turkish Film Festival
Director: Burak Cem Arlıel


Jan 25 02:45 pm

The documentary Turkish Passport tells the story of the diplomats posted to Turkish embassies and consulates in several European countries who saved numerous Jews during the Second World War.

Ali Aydın

Duration: 94 mins
Country of Origin: Turkey, 2012
Turkish Film Festival
Director: Ali Aydın


Jan 25 04:45 pm

Ali Aydın’s elegantly composed cinematic fete deservedly won him the “Lion of the Future” award at the 69th Venice Film Festival. Basri spends his life in self-imposed isolation following the disappearance of his only son and the subsequent death of his wife, his hope has failed to dwindle. For almost two decades, he has penned and sent monthly petitions to local authorities, much to their annoyance, to uncover the truth about his child.

"Unpretentious and satisfyingly complete… [Aydin] couldn’t have found a better vessel than Kesal, known for his collaborations as both actor and co-scripter with Nuri Bilge Ceylan… Kesal’s Basri is the kind of nondescript man no one notices - whether glimpsed on the street or in a cafe, few would spend time wondering about his backstory. Making this poignant figure a source of sympathy and depth with a minimum of information is a significant achievement for both [actor] and director." Jay Weissberg, Hollywood Reporter