Istanbul Film Festival
This year, the festival will host 203 films by 207 directors from 61 countries under 21 categories. Followers of the festival will be watching films ranging from the latest productions of world cinema to cult films, to the latest Turkish films and the classics, new discoveries, masterpieces, and hidden treasures and from documentaries to children's films.
The festival promises amazing two weeks with free-of-charge talks and workshops by famous filmmakers, concerts, and other special events.
The 15th Istanbul Biennial (September 16 - November 12, 2017) is collaborating with this year’s edition of the Istanbul Film Festival on an extensive film programme which relates to the biennial’s title and theme: “A Good Neighbor".
Atlas and Beyoğlu movie theatres, as well as Pera Museum Auditorium and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura in the Beyoğlu region, Cenimaximum Kanyon in Levent , Cinemaximum City's Nişantaşı and Rexx movie theatre (two halls) in Kadıköy are the venues of this year’s festival. The screenings will be at 11:00, 13:30, 16:00, 19:00 and 21:30, with traditional midnight sessions at 24:00 on April 7 and 8. Also on April 11 and 12, 19:00 and 21:30 sessions will be held at Zorlu Center Cinemaximum.
All screenings of all foreign films will have electronic Turkish subtitles. All screenings of all Turkish films will have English or French subtitles.
Tickets for the 36th Istanbul Film Festival can be purchased through Biletix and at box offices of Beyoğlu Atlas, and Kadıköy Rexx Movie Theaters .
Tickets will be available, without any service fee, at the Biletix, at the box offices of Beyoğlu Atlas and Rexx Movie Theaters beginning on March 25. Advance sales for Tulip cardholders are on March 21.
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