Tag: Film

Festivals
Yeşilçam and Cyprus on film: a trip down memory lane at the Beyoğlu Cultural Festival

Cyprus is featuring on the programme of a major cultural festival in Istanbul. Four films set in Cyprus and produced by legendary Turkish studios Yeşilçam are being screened as part of the Beyoğlu Kültür Yolu Festivali. The Beyoğlu Kültür Yolu Festival started on Saturday, 30 October, and runs for two weeks. The multi-cultural festival encompasses […]

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BaBa ZuLa: 7 days left for filmmaker to raise funds for documentary about  Turkey’s leading psychedelic band

A Spanish filmmaker is seeking to raise nearly £11,000 for a new documentary, Constantly Flying, which tells the incredible story of BaBa ZuLa. Formed in Istanbul in 1996, BaBa ZuLa brings the popular Turkish psychedelic music of the 1970s,  known as Anatolian Rock, into the 21st century, fusing Eastern influences with electronica and dub, to create […]

Film
Cinayet Süsü: the funniest Turkish movie of 2019, now showing at Odeon Lee Valley

Get ready for 2019’s funniest Turkish film: an action/comedy where incompetent homicide detectives try to catch a serial killer who leaves every murder scene newly decorated with paints, slogans and poems. Directed by Ali Atay, Cinayet Süsü / You’ve Got Murder stars Uğur Yücel, Cengiz Bozkurt, Binnur Kaya, Feyyaz Yiğit, Mert Denizmen, and Mehmet Özgür. […]

Festivals
Turkish films screening at London Film Festival 2019

The 63rd BFI London Film Festival starts today. On until the 13thOctober 2019, it features the finest selection of new films front around the world, and with 345 films to choose from, there’s a lot to explore! The London Film festival (LFF) is a chance to discover the Oscar winners of the future, the most […]