Cinema Nouveau presents the fourth annual Turkish Film Festival - and its free

Cinema Nouveau has announced the line-up of this year’s Turkish Film Festival, a month-long tour that allows movie lovers to experience contemporary, award-winning Turkish films exclusively at Cinema Nouveau for free.

The Turkish Film Festival features six films screened over four weekends:

  • 21 and 22 May at Brooklyn Nouveau in Pretoria

  • 28 and 29 May at V&A Nouveau in Cape Town

  • 4 and 5 June at Gateway Nouveau in Durban

  • 11 and 12 June at Rosebank Nouveau in Johannesburg

The films on offer have screened at film festivals across the globe – from Cannes to Sundance – and range from dark comedy to musical dramas.

All screenings are free to the public, and tickets can only be collected at the participating cinemas’ box office 30 minutes before each film starts.

No pre-bookings are available.

Centre stage at the Turkish Film Festival isLast Stop: Kurtuluş, a dramatic comedy centred around a group of women who rebel against domestic violence after a psychologist – recently dumped by her fiancé – moves into their neighbourhood.

Milk, which was first screened at the Venice Film Festival, is a drama directed by award-winning Turkish director Semih Kaplanoğlu. The film tells the story of a high school graduate struggling to leave his youth behind after he fails his university entrance exam.

From Çağan Irmak, who is regarded as one of Turkey’s most successful filmmakers, comes the 2015 music-drama Whisper if I Forget, which focuses on an aging pop singer suffering from Alzheimer’s, reminiscing about her road to fame and fortune.

From the screens of the Sundance Film Festival comes Can, which tells the story of a young married couple from Istanbul whose future together is threatened after they decide to illegally procure a child.

Image: A still from Can.

The historical drama Last Letter follows the journey of a young single father, who is an air force officer and one of the first Ottoman pilots. In February 1915, with the first assaults of the British fleet, he entrusts his daughter to her grandmother and leaves Istanbul to fly at Gallipoli.

First screened at the Cannes Film Festival, Turkish Passport is a documentary focused on the stories of diplomats posted to various Turkish Embassies and Consulates across Europe, who saved the lives of numerous Jews during the Second World War.

For information about the Fourth Turkish Film Festival at Cinema Nouveau, visit www.sterkinekor.com, or contact Ticketline on 0861 668 437.

Be sure to follow @NouveauBuzz on Twitter and Cinema Nouveau on Facebook for all the latest news.


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