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…
Istanbul Film Festival
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…
One of the world's great cities comes vibrantly alive through its music and musical denizens in "Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul." Docu by Turkish-German helmer Fatih Akin is a belated…
Ashland Independent Film FestivalEdition: 3rdLocation: Ashland, Ore.Address: P.O. Box 218Ashland, OR 97520Phone: (541) 488-3823Fax: (541) 488-7782Web site: www.ashlandfilm.orgE-mail…
Turkish writer-director Zeki Demirkubuz finally gets the right balance between artiness and accessibility in "Fate" and "The Confession," first two pics in a planned trilogy entitled "Tales About…
A remarkable first feature from director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, "The Town" is a strikingly original, vibrantly sensitive look at an extended family living in a remote Turkish village. Following its…