Boston Turkish Film and Music Festival12th ANNUAL BOSTON TURKISH FILM FESTIVAL SM
March 21 - April 27, 2013



















Harp in Makams




This year, as its celebrates its 12th anniversary, the festival invites you to enjoy a rich program of 19 films, continuing 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 announce that the 2013 Boston Turkish Film Festival Excellence in Turkish Cinema Award recipient is acclaimed director Erden Kıral. Award Ceremony will take place following the screening of Load (Yük).
Co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

It is also our distinct honor to be announcing a special concert series in the music program of the festival in April; particularly to be hosting eminent Turkish pianist Gulsin Onay, as well as young and talented musicians of ""Taxim Square".

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2013 PROGRAM
 


Opening Night
Thursday, March 21 | 7:30 p.m.

Inside | Yeralti

INSIDE|YERALTI


Friday, March 22 | 5:30 p.m.
Award Ceremony
following the screening

Honor | Ehre


Winner of Best Documentary Award - BTF Documentary & Short Film Competition
HONOR | EHRE

Friday, March 22 | 8 p.m.
Boston Turkish Film Festival Excellence in Turkish Cinema Award Ceremony
following the screening


Load | Yuk

LOAD | YÜK
Director Present


Boston Turkish Film Festival Excellence in Turkish Cinema Award will be presented to
Director ERDEN KIRAL

following the screening of
Load | Yük
on Friday, March 22, 8 p.m.




Saturday, March 23 | 12:30 p.m.
Director Present

On Fertile Lands - Bereketli Topraklar Uzerinde

ON FERTILE LANDS |
BEREKETLİ TOPRAKLAR ÜZERİNDE





Saturday, March 23 | 3:15 p.m.
Film's Editor Present



MOLD | KÜF



Sunday, March 24 | 12:45 p.m.
Film's Co-producer/Artistic Director Hüseyin Karabey Present



DO NOT FORGET ME ISTANBUL |UNUTMA BENİ İSTANBUL


Sunday, March 24 | 3:30 p.m.
Award Ceremony
following the screenings

Boston Turkish Festival Documentary & Short Film Competition Winners

Best Short Film Award:
SILENT | BE DENG | SESSİZ
MUSA
Best Short Film Audience Award:
BREAD | EKMEK

Best Documentary Audience Award: LIFE AS A FABLE - A NARRATIVE | BİR HAYATI MASAL GİBİ ANLATMAK



Friday, March 29 | 8:00 p.m.

Tabutta Rovasata - Somersault in a Coffin

KNOW MY NAME |
SİİRT’İN SIRRI




Saturday, March 30 | 1:00 p.m.



THE LOST SONGS OF ANATOLIA | ANADOLU’NUN KAYIP ŞARKILARI


Saturday, March 30 | 3:15 p.m.

THE EXTREMELY TRAGIC STORY OF CELAL TAN AND HIS FAMILY | CELAL TAN VE AİLESİNİN
AŞIRI ACIKLI HİKAYESİ


Sunday, March 31 | 3:00 p.m.

LAST STOP SALVATION |KURTULUŞ SON DURAK


Thursday, April 4 | 7:30 p.m.




THE LABYRINTH | LABİRENT


Friday, April 5, 7:45 p.m.



BEYOND THE HILL |
TEPENİN ARDI


Saturday, April 6, 12:30 p.m.




MAHMUT İLE MERYEM


Saturday, April 6, 3:15 p.m.



VOICE OF MY FATHER |
BABAMIN SESİ


Sunday, April 7, 1:00 p.m.



STRANGERS IN THE HOUSE |
EVDEKİ YABANCILAR


Sunday, April 7, 3:00 p.m.



BEYOND THE HILL |
TEPENİN ARDI



Sunday, April 14, 3:00 p.m.



Recital - GÜLSİN ONAY, piano


Saturday, April 20, 8:00 p.m.



Concert - TAXIM SQUARE



Saturday, April 27, 8:00 p.m.



Concert - THE HARP IN MAKAMS

FESTIVAL IN THE NEWS:

Underground Cinema: The 12th Boston Turkish Film Festival -- Peter Keough, The Phoenix, March 12, 2013

Turkish Films take over MFA ... -- Loren King, Boston Globe, March 16, 2013

 

2013 BTF DOCUMENTARY & SHORT FILM COMPETITION IS ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS.

Application deadline is August 15, 2013.

Click here for more information >>

BTF Documentary & Short Film Competition (Nov.29-Dec.6, 2012) award recipients are announced:

Best Short Film (split): Musa by Serhat Karaaslan & Silent (Be Deng/Sessiz) by L. Rezan Yesilbas
Best Documentary: Honor (Ehre) by Aysun Bademsoy
Best Short Film Audience Award: Bread (Ekmek) by Koray Sevindi
Best Documentary Audience Award: Life as a Fable, A Narrative (Bir Hayati Masal Gibi Anlatmak) by Huseyin Karabey

Click here to see Special Mentions and for details >>

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