Call for Film Submissions
13th New York Turkish Film Festival
Will Open May 2014
333 W 23rd St
New York, NY 10011
Deadline: January 3rd, 2014
In building bridges between cultures, cinema is a particularly powerful tool that transports audiences to distant places, while reflecting universality of various human experiences and emotions. For the past thirteen years, The New York Turkish Film Festival has screened over 300 Turkish films to a steadily increasing audience. Nonetheless, this accomplishment can only be maintained by your valuable support and film submissions.
Thursday, October 4, 12:30pm and Saturday, October 13, 12:00pm
Francesca Beale Theater, Alice Tully Hall
Tickets can be purchased online and in person at the Alice Tully Hall box office.
Araf- Somewhere in Between
2012, Turkey/France/Germany, 124´
Written and directed by Yesim Ustaoglu
Cinematography by: Michael Hammon
Edited by Mathilde Muyard, Svetolik Mica Zajc and Naim Kanat
Featuring Neslihan Atagul, Ozcan Deniz, Baris Hacihan, Nihal Yalcin and Ilgaz Kocaturk.
Director Yesim Ustaoglu depicts with empathy and uncompromising honesty the fate of a teenaged girl when she becomes sexually obsessed with a long distance trucker and the promise of freedom that he embodies.
There will be a talk with filmmaker Yesim Ustaoglu on Monday, October 15, 6pm at Columbia University (509 Knox Hall on the SW corner of Broadway and 122nd), co-hosted by Moon and Stars Project and The Institute of Turkish Studies at Columbia University.
Those interested in attending the talk should RSVP to email@example.com. Space is limited, first serve basis so RSVP today!
This program, co-presented with The Film Society of Lincoln Center, will take place between April 27-May 10, 2012 at Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center in New York City.
The film series curated by Richard Peña, Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, includes 29 feature films ranging from the 1950s to recent works, all subtitled in English. Films are selected for their quality, themes, and significance in artistic and international recognition levels as well as being a milestone in Turkish film history.
Further details please click here.
You can sponsor a film at "The Space Between: A Panorama of Cinema in Turkey" program with a contribution of $2,500 through our Adopt-A-Film program. Films up for adoption include classics such as Yilmaz Guney's internationally acclaimed masterpiece Yol, Winner of the Cannes Palme d'Or, 1982; film adaptations of popular novels such as Omer Kavur's Anayurt Oteli and Atif Yilmaz's Selvi Boylum, Az Yazmalim; as well as well-known contemporary examples like Vizontele, Itiraf and Teyzem.