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Turkish Cinema

Best of Venice: Nobody's Home - Portrait of a Family on the Edge

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

The strengths of Nobody's Home as a cinematic work are plentiful, but what appealed to me was the perfect insight into a dysfunctional family, to which, I'll make a bold statement here, most of us living in the modern world belong.

'Can' Opens the Space Between -- A Panorama of Cinema in Turkey

Raşit Çelikezer | Posted 06.24.2012 | Entertainment
Raşit Çelikezer

As in many cultures, family is extremely important in Turkey. My film raises the questions: are we ever really prepared to create a family?

The 30th Istanbul Film Festival: Egyptian Film Wins the Golden Tulip Award

Karin Badt | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Two of the most delightful films I saw at the Istanbul Film Festival this past week took place in Rio. One, a documentary called Wasteland by British ...