ANTALYA – The 51st Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival in Turkey kicked off on a high note over the weekend despite political turbulence that put the country’s oldest film event at risk of regularly…
Antalya mayor Menderes Turel, a member of the country's ruling Justice and Development Party, was recently re-elected to the post after a five-year hiatus. He spoke with Variety about his vision for…
Half a century ago, the Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival was launched to boost production of quality Turkish pics by showcasing them alongside global standouts in an international movie industry…
Turkish cinema is experiencing a burst of energy. A new generation of filmmakers is getting notice on the festival circuit, making for a lively, vibrant film scene. The most recent example is…
An utterly brazen mix of screwball comedy, film noir and sharp social commentary that hits its own strange bullseye more often than not.
Protests over the closure of a long-standing theater marred a strong edition of the Turkish event.
A young and highly wired demographic, an increasing middle-class and a low screen count give the country plenty of room for growth in the theatrical and digital arenas.
A sparingly told portrait of an unhappy marriage set in upscale Istanbul, "Lifelong" makes good on the promise shown by writer-helmer Asli Ozge in her 2009 debut, "Men on the Bridge."
The collision of cultures that figures so prominently in "Argo" was the inspiration for Alexandre Desplat's evocative score.
Though the story is simple, the emotions generated in "Mold" are anything but superficial.
While most fests are confined to a single location, with all the benefits and headaches a settled home entails, Turkey's annual Festival on Wheels has taken a strikingly different approach.