Category: Film

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 […]

Film
Competition Day 1: watch movies from 21st London Turkish Film Festival for free!

It’s been running since 1993, but this year the London Turkish Film Festival (LTFF) is being screened entirely online. As a result, many more people from across Britain and abroad can now watch their fabulous selection of feature films, documentaries and shorts at a time and place convenient to them. You can read more about […]

Festivals
21st London Turkish Film Festival goes entirely digital, starts this week

In keeping with its innovative nature, this year’s London Turkish Film Festival (LTFF) is going entirely online, allowing people living across the length and breadth of Britain and abroad to enjoy its eclectic, high-quality selection of screenings. Starting this Thursday, 23 November, and running until 6 December 2017, the 21st London Turkish Film Festival will […]

Film
Winners of the 18th Izmir Short Film Festival announced

The week-long International Izmir Short Film Festival closed this weekend with a spectacular awards ceremony held at the historic Havagazı Fabrikası. Local and international guests packed into this 150-year-old French-built former gas factory, which has been restored as a stunning cultural centre, to hear the winners announced on Saturday, 11 November, with Iranian film Animal […]