Boston Turkish Film and Music Festival5th ANNUAL BOSTON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL SM
March 30 - April 28, 2006

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This year's thirteen-program festival continues its tradition of highlighting emerging Turkish filmmakers with a recurring theme that hits on diverse lifestyles in Istanbul, one of the most breathtaking cities in the world. It's a rare opportunity to glimpse the best contemporary work of Turkish cinema from the new generation of filmmakers such as Semih Kaplanoglu, Umit Unal, Kutlug Ataman, Ugur Yucel, Ahmet Ulucay and Cagan Irmak, as well as veterans like Yavuz Turgul. The festival also features three concerts by world-class musicians, the Fahir Atakoglu Trio, Omer Faruk Tekbilek Ensemble,  and the Derya Turkan and Sokratis Sinopoulos Ensemble.

Co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Istanbul Tales | Anlat Istanbul

Thursday, March 30

8pm ISTANBUL TALES | Anlat Istanbul

Waiting for the Clouds | Bulutlari Beklerken

Friday, March 31

6pm WAITING FOR THE CLOUDS | Bulutlari Beklerken

8pm BOATS OUT OF WATERMELON RINDS | Karpuz Kabugundan Gemiler Yapmak

Boats out of Watermelon Rinds | Karpuz Kabugundan Gemiler Yapmak
Crossing the Bridge: The Sound of Istanbul | Kopruyu Gecerken: Istanbul Hatirasi
A Breath with Pina Bausch | Pina Bausch ile Bir Nefes

Saturday, April 1

12pm A BREATH WITH PINA BAUSCH | Pina Bausch ile Bir Nefes

1pm LOVELORN | Gonul Yarasi

8pm CROSSING THE BRIDGE: THE SOUND OF ISTANBUL | Kopruyu Gecmek: Istanbul Hatirasi

Lovelorn | Gonul Yarasi
Angel's Fall | Melegin Dususu
Toss Up | Yazi Tura
2 Girls | 2 Genc Kiz

Friday, April 7

8pm 2 GIRLS | 2 Genc Kiz

All About Mustafa | Mustafa Hakkinda Hersey
The Fahir Atakoglu Trio

Friday, April 21



Omer Faruk Tekbilek Ensemble
Letter from Istanbul



All films are in Turkish with English subtitles except noted; 35mm.
All film screenings and the Fahir Atakoglu Trio Concert will take place at Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue, Boston. For other concerts click on the event title.
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