Cinema Turkey Now! Features

 





  • Abluka (Frenzy)


    The threat of terrorist attacks is more top-of-mind than ever, especially in Turkey, which is beset by violence from...



  • Ana Yurdu (Motherland)


    In Turkey, the contrasts between the city and the countryside, between modern and traditional and between younger and older...



  • Bakur (North)


    Ever since the founding of the modern Turkish Republic in 1923, the Kurds feel they have been treated like...



  • Kıyıdakiler (Coastliners)


    The EU-funded project İNKAP, aimed at increasing awareness of human rights in general and of women’s rights in Turkey...



  • Kümes (The Coop)


    In Turkey, Ufuk Bayraktar is best known as an actor, starring in films by Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Iklimler), Semih...



  • Mavi Dalga (The Blue Wave)


    In the international press, film reviewers have compared this debut feature film by Zeynep Dadak and Merve Kayan to...



  • Remake, Remix, Rip-off


    Tarzan, Dracula, The Wizard of Oz, The Exorcist, Rambo, Superman, Star Wars - you name it and there’s a...



  • Toz Bezi (Dust Cloth)


    In Turkey, just as everywhere, it’s more than often a case of born poor, stay poor, especially for Kurds....



  • Veşartî (Hidden)


    Magically told tale in which director Ali Kemal Çınar explores the boundaries of gender identity, sexuality and roles in...