Turkish film festival in Paris kicks off April 5

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

PARIS – The eleventh Paris Turkish Film Festival will take place for a week from April 5 at Paris's first multiplex, Les 3 Luxembourg theatre. 

A total of eight independent feature films will be screened in this year’s program, six documentaries are also a part of the festival program. 

The festival will start with “I am not Him” (Ben O Değilim) by Tayfun Pirselimoglu, “Yozgat Blues” by Mahmut Fazıl Coskun, “Eye Am” by Hakki Kurtulus and Melik Saracoglu and “Thou Gild’st the Even” (Sen Aydınlatırsın Geceyi) by Onur Unlu.

Other notable films in this year’s festival include “Meryem” by Atalay Tasdiken, “Your Story” (Senin Hikayen) by Tolga Ornek, “My Aunt Came” (Halam Geldi) by Erhan Kozan, “Behzat Ç: Ankara is Burning” (Behzat Ç. Ankara Yanıyor) by Serdar Akar and “Kurdish Lover” by Clarisse Hahn.

The Paris Turkish Film Festival is run in cooperation with Odyssee-Cinema de Strasbourg and Society of French Film Director (SFR).

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