Boston Turkish Film and Music Festival7th ANNUAL BOSTON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL SM
March 27 - May 11, 2008
























 

   7th BOSTON TURKISH FILM & MUSIC FESTIVAL
March 27 - May 11, 2008

 
This year's festival invites you to enjoy a rich program of fifteen films as it continues its tradition of highlighting contemporary Turkish cinema and Turkish filmmakers. We are proud to present you North America and U.S. premieres of many films in our program. We are also delighted to present the Boston Turkish Film Festival's Excellence in Turkish Cinema Award to director Reha Erdem at the screening of his latest film, Times and Winds (Bes Vakit). 

We have extended our festival program to include a series of concerts, as well as presenting unique events such as Sinan Unel's latest play "The Cry of the Reed", and a food tasting event organized for children on April 23rd, the Children's Day.

Please click on the event title or picture for more information.

 
 
2008 PROGRAM
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The Edge of Heaven | 
Yasamin Kiyisinda

OPENING NIGHT

Thursday, March 27
7:30 p.m.


THE EDGE OF HEAVEN |
Yasamin Kiyisinda

Reception follows

 
 
 
 

Forsaken Paths | 
Yollar Cimen Bagladi

 


My Mother Learns Cinema |
Annem Sinema Ogreniyor

 

Friday, March 28

6:00 p.m.
Winners of the 12th Boston Turkish Festival Documentary & Short Film Competition:

SINGLE WALL CITY |
Tek Duvarli Sehir


FORSAKEN PATHS |
Yollar Cimen Bagladi

MY MOTHER LEARNS CINEMA | Annem Sinema Ogreniyor

THE LAST GAME | Son Oyun

and
TROIA / Troy

*****

8:00 p.m.
A MAN'S FEAR OF GOD | Takva

 


The Last Game|  Son Oyun

 


Single Wall City| 
Tek Duvarli Sehir


Bliss | Mutluluk

Saturday, March 29

 


Troia | Troya

 
 
A Man's Fear of God | Takva
Wednesday, April 2
8:30pm
 
 

Bir Omur Yetmez | Saturno Contro
 
Thursday, April 3
8:30pm

 
Friday, April 4
6pm

 

 
 


Times and Winds | Bes Vakit

Sunday, April 6
7:30pm
TIMES AND WINDS | Bes Vakit

DIRECTOR PRESENT

Boston Turkish Film Festival Excellence in Turkish Cinema Award will be presented to Director Reha Erdem preceding the screening. 

 


Nostalgia: Tahir Aydogdu In Concert
March 28 - May 3

THE CRY OF THE REED

A Play by Sinan Unel

 


Sunday, April 13
3:00pm

 



Bilgehan Tuncer Guitar Recital
with Jon Damian

 

Nostalgia: Tahir Aydogdu in Concert

Foods of Anatolia

Wednesday, April 23
6:30pm
FOODS OF ANATOLIA 
WITH CHEF OZCAN OZAN


A Special Culinary Event for Children
and Parents on the Children's Day



Sounds of Anatolia

Kurtalan Ekspres
Sunday, May 18
7:00pm
Co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

All film screenings will take place at
Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue, Boston

 
 
For locations of other events please click on event title

FESTIVAL IN THE MEDIA (Selected):

Boston Phoenix - March 19, 2008

 

 
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