Category: Film

Festivals
Documentary on Turkey’s ‘Ugly King’ Yılmaz Güney to be screened at the East End Film Festival 2018

  A young filmmaker sets out to walk in the footsteps of Yılmaz Güney, the legendary Turkish-Kurdish director, actor and activist. Güney’s films are described as “the essence of life” by Austrian auteur Michael Haneke. Born in Adana, southern Turkey, in 1937, Güney made a name championing Turkey’s most marginal citizens on and off the […]

Film
East End Film Festival to screen Onur Saylak’s hard-hitting refugee drama Daha/More

Released last year to critical acclaim, Turkish actor Onur Saylak’s directorial debut Daha (More) puts the spotlight on the smuggling of refugees from the war-torn Middle East into economically ravaged Greece. The story is an impressive screen adaptation of Hakan Günday’s award-winning thriller of the same name, told from the point of view of a […]

Art
Şenay Camgöz presents a series of films about her “fierce HALA”

  From this Thursday to Saturday, the public will be able to see artwork produced by emerging artists, designers and makers at The Menier Gallery in Southwark, as they conclude their year of intensive creative study on the City Lit Foundation Diploma in Art & Design. Among those exhibiting is a young filmmaker called Şenay Camgöz, who […]

Festivals
LTFF 2017 Competition 3: see The Visitor and Wish to Wash with Rain

The 21st London Turkish Film Festival (LTFF) is being screened entirely online, allowing Turkish film fans across Britain and the wider world to watch their fabulous selection of feature films, documentaries and shorts at a time and place convenient to them. Click here for the full LTFF 2017 programme and to buy tickets for screenings. […]

Film
LTFF 2017 Competition Day 2: see the Spirit of Gezi and Ivy

  This year’s London Turkish Film Festival (LTFF) is being screened entirely online, allowing lots more people to watch their fabulous selection of feature films, documentaries and shorts at a time and place convenient to them. You can see the full programme and buy tickets to screenings from here. The film festival runs until 6 […]

Exhibitions
One-day V&A exhibition charting 100 Years of Turkish Cypriot Migration to the UK

  The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK) continues to celebrate the community’s centenary year in Britain with a special event at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in South Kensington on Saturday, 9 December. Film, a photography exhibition and Turkish Cypriot folk dancing all form part of this one-day extravaganza at […]