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Kedi - The Cats of an Ancient City
Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years they've wandered in and out of people's lives, becoming an essential part of the communities that make the city so rich. Winner of Best First…
Victoria
Shot in a single uninterrupted take, Victoria, a young woman from Madrid meets four local guys outside a nightclub. Sonne and his friends are real Berliners who promise to show her a good time and the real side of the…
Winter Sleep
A hotel owner and landlord in a remote Turkish village deals with conflicts within his family and a tenant behind on his rent. Winner of the Palme d'Or and the FIPRESCI Prize at the Cannes Film Festival. Nominated for Best…
Mustang
This Oscar -nominated drama follows five free-spirited sisters in a Turkish village. While playing innocent games with their friends, a neighbor passes by and reports what she considers to be illicit behavior to the girls' family. The family overreacts, removing…
The Price of Sex - Human Trafficking in Eastern Europe
An unprecedented and compelling inquiry, THE PRICE OF SEX sheds light on the underground criminal network of human trafficking and experiences of trafficked Eastern European women forced into prostitution abroad. Photojournalist Mimi Chakarova's feature documentary caps years of painstaking, on-the-ground…
Times And Winds
Winner of the Best Film and FIPRESCI prizes at the Istanbul International Film Festival, Reha Erdem's Times and Winds is a film "bewitched by the rhythms of everyday life" (The Village Voice) that "packs a poetic-spiritual punch way beyond its…
Kebab Connection
A delightful, immigrant comedy from Anno Saul and Fatih Akin ( Head On ) that reminds us how integration really works. Young Turkish hip-hopper Ibo dreams of making the first German kung-fu film. He hones his craft by making an…
BLISS
Based on the acclaimed novel by Zulfu Livaneli and set amidst Turkey's natural wonders, Bliss is a riveting tale about love, honor, freedom and redemption. When a 17-year-old girl, Meryem, is found unconscious and disheveled by the side of a…
Being George Clooney - The Art of Audio Dubbing
As Hollywood depends more and more on international box office proceeds, voiceover dubbing has become part of a multi-billion dollar business. Dubbing studios around the world face the daunting task of translating hundreds of movies into dozens of languages. Film…
Erdogan - The Making of a Sultan
In this acclaimed new documentary, Emmy and BAFTA award-winning director, Gilles Cayatte, and expert on Turkish affairs Guillaume Perrier, profile President Erdogan. He rose to power as the anti-corruption candidate, challenging the old order and advocating closer ties with the…
Watchtower
Haunted by a tragic incident, Nihat isolated himself by becoming a fire warden in a remote observation tower far out in the wilderness. Seher lives in a makeshift room at a rural bus station, and she has taken a job…
Aferim!
Eastern Europe, 1835. Two riders cross a barren landscape in the middle of Wallachia. They are the gendarme Costandin and his son. Together they are searching for a gypsy slave who has run away from his nobleman master and is…
Whose Is This Song?
Part of the Series: Anthropology 101 Collection
In her search for the true origins of a haunting melody, the filmmaker travels to Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia, Serbia and Bulgaria. The trip is filled with humour, suspense, tragedy and surprise as each country's citizens passionately claim the…
Daughters of Anatolia - Portrait of a Nomadic Goat Herding Family
A singular portrait of a nomadic goat herding family in Turkey whose livelihood and traditions are being threatened by an increasingly urbanized world. Official Selection at the Society for Visual Anthropology Conference . Official Selection at the Trento Film Festival…
Heist School
On the eve of a life-changing exam, a group of high school friends call on action legend Jean-Claude Van Damme to help them ace the test in this indie comedy.
The Turkish Way - A Tribute to Turkish Cuisine
A travelogue that shares the journey and experiences of three brothers on a trip across Turkey. They learn about one of the most unknown, powerful and ancient cuisines in the world. They reflect Turkey's great culinary potential through young chefs…
My Father the Revolution and Me - A Family Drama
In 1980, the fairies of the revolution bend over the cradle of the filmmaker. "I was born in the middle of a dream." But the film takes a different turn: "What do I do with this heritage?" In this family…
Through The Eastern Gate - Westerners who follow Eastern Traditions
THROUGH THE EASTERN GATE is about three young Westerners who follow three different eastern spiritual traditions. This intimate and compelling film delves into the worlds of people who have turned their backs on Western traditions to discover new paths and…
Asiklar: Those Who Are In Love
On a warm afternoon a man sits in a cafe, strumming an instrument and telling stories: epic tales about love and war, history and morality, god and the earth. He is not only a master musician, but an engaging singer…
Taskafa, Stories of the Street - The Street Dogs of Istanbul
Structured around readings by renowned critic and essayist John Berger, TASKAFA offers a brilliantly incisive meditation on urban space and city life by investigating the complex history of Istanbul's street dogs. Despite several major attempts by Istanbul's rulers, politicians and…