"Inflame" ("Kaygi"), a first feature by Ceylan Ozgun Ozcelik, is a psychological thriller centered on a woman who suffers recurring nightmares of working on a TV news channel. She lives alone in an…
ANTALYA, Turkey — A middle-class Turkish couple struggling to have a child decides to adopt, kicking off an elaborate scheme to sidestep the judgment of family and friends by staging photos of a…
ANTALYA, Turkey — Despite a drop in ticket sales this year, Turkey seems poised to maintain the overall B.O. growth it’s had during the past decade, as the nation that recently celebrated 100 years…
ANTALYA, Turkey — While a growing number of Turkish filmmakers are making waves overseas, racking up recent awards in Venice and Cannes, a more encouraging sign for local bizzers might be back home…
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.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner