The Greek capital of Athens will be the focus of the Toronto Film Festival's City to City program, the fest announced Wednesday.
Istanbul Film Festival
Protests over the closure of a long-standing theater marred a strong edition of the Turkish event.
A critical digest of the week's latest U.S. theatrical releases. Where applicable, links to longer reviews have been provided. 6 Souls Distributor: Radius-TWC One of the movies' least convincing…
"I'm going to watch this funny movie, 'Jeanne Dielman,'" the protagonist of "Soldate Jeannette" bizarrely announces -- and indeed, the most flattering read of Daniel Hoesl's striking but inscrutable…
Pity that "Present Tense" has such a generic title, since Belmin Soylemez's feature debut is a memorable look at a young woman whose unexpected career as a fortune-teller grants her insight into…
With an unprecedented number of foreign-language Oscar submissions and an earlier nominations deadline than usual, angst is rampant among filmmakers, distribs and publicists who are trying to be…
A striking adaptation of Dostoevsky's "Notes From Underground," Zeki Demirkubuz's existential drama "Inside" convincingly transposes the novella's action to contemporary Ankara and allows the Turkish…
Two poor Kurdish lads in Istanbul dream of going to Germany to make their fortune in well-intentioned but one-note melodrama "Broken Mussels" from debuting Turkish helmer Seyfettin Tokmak.
Dedicated journalists in Diyarbakir, Turkey's Kurdish stronghold, risk their lives to expose injustice during the turbulent early 1990s in heartfelt drama "Press."
Two of Turkey's best-known directors came away the big winners at the Istanbul Film Festival, which wrapped its 26th edition April 14. In the National Competition, a jury led by Italian-based Turkish…
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