37th Istanbul Film Festival – Istanbul, Turkey #istfilmfest

The most comprehensive film festival in Turkey.

37th Istanbul Film Festival - Istanbul, Turkey #istfilmfest

FRED Film Radio is joining the 37th Istanbul Film Festival in Istanbul, Turkey, on April 6-17, 2018.

The Istanbul Film Festival is Turkey’s oldest international film festival. It features an international competition, provides a broad showcase for recent Turkish film productions, and represents a rewarding medium where Turkish and foreign filmmakers get together.

The festival draws special interest to world classics, presenting retrospectives, and curated sections included in its programme which comprises close to 200 titles, making it the most comprehensive film festival in the country.

Over the past years, the Istanbul Film Festival has presented Istanbul audience with over 5,000 films from all over the world and attracted a total audience number of almost 4 million.

Notorious filmmakers, actors, and actresses that have visited the festival in the past editions include Claudia Cardinale, Jeanne Moreau, Bernardo Bertolucci, Tsai Ming-liang, Abbas Kiarostami, Ken Russell, Michelangelo Antonioni, Marco Bellocchio, Béla Tarr, Pawel Pawlikowski, and Asghar Farhadi.

For more information, go to http://film.iksv.org/