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Turkish film big winner in Montreal

from Hurriyet Daily News
Turkish director Ismail Güneş?s film ?Ateşin Düştüğü Yer? (Where the Fire Burns) won the Grand prix des Americas, the top prize, at the 36th edition of the Montreal World Film Festival.

 

10 Best Erksan films by Mavi Boncuk

from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M

 

Top 10 Turkish Films in European Distribution

from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M

Top 10 Eurimage Funded Turkish Films in European Distribution

from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M

Top 10 Turkish Minority Co-produced Films in European Distribution

from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M

 

How to watch an art movie, reel 1

from Observations on film art and FILM ART by bordwellblog
Sueño y silencio (2012). Shot 1.
DB here:
We all know that Hollywood films and their counterparts elsewhere obey certain conventions of style and story. (I say conventions to put it neutrally. Some will call them formulas, some will call them clichés.) Against that tradition some critics and film lovers posit what?s been called ?festival cinema? or ?art cinema,? a tradition that favors individual expression and more unusual storytelling. But can we say that this tradition also has its conventions?

Maidstone?s Notorious Fight Scene

from The Criterion Current


There are disturbing movie scenes, and then there are disturbing movie scenes. The following, from Norman Mailer?s Maidstone, is not for the faint of heart.

 

Chicago | A Tour of Recent Turkish Cinema

from Mavi Boncuk by M.A.M
For almost 40 years, the Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has presented world-class independent, international, and classic cinema. Renamed in honor of the late film critic in 2000, the Gene Siskel Film Centerpresents approximately 1,500 screenings and 100 guest artist appearances year to over 65,000 film enthusiasts at its unique, sophisticated, modern facilities which have been operating since June 2001 at 164 N. State Street.

Mavi Boncuk |

  • Landscapes:
  • A Tour of Recent Turkish Cinema

From September 9 through October 3, the Gene Siskel Film Center presents ?Landscapes: A Tour of Recent Turkish Cinema,? a series of eight films sampling the latest trends in one of the world?s most vital national cinemas.

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