Chameleon in Istanbul
Finest films of the masters and young film makers whose films have marked the 2000s of Hungarian cinema will be screened during the film week. Through out the week, 8 feature and 6 documentary films will meet with the cinema lovers of Istanbul in Beyogul Cinema - one of the landmarks of Istanbul’s cinema and culture scene – and in Kartal Art Theater Culture Centre, which will enable the cinema lovers of the Anatolian side of Istanbul to have easy access to the films
Under the “Feature Films category, Diana Groo’s “Vespa”, Krisztina Goda’s “Chameleon”, Ferenc Török’s “Eastern Sugar”, Csaba Bollok’s “Iska’s Journey”, Peter Gardos’s “Prank”, Attila Gigor’s “The Investigator”, Bela Paczolay’s “Adventurers” and Csaba Bereczki’s “Song of Lives”; and under the “Documentary Films” category, Zsuzsa Böszörményi and Kai Salminen’s “Last Bus Stop”, Emoke Konecsny’s “Gogo & George”, Sándor Mohi’s “The Prayer”, Márton Szirmai’s “The Sinking Village”, Lívia Gyarmathy’s “Little Fish... Big Fish...” and György Szomjas’s “Eastern Wind: The Film” will be screened.
Through the Project which aims to support and increase the future collaboration, along with sharing the three 2010 European Cultural Capital’s cinematographic assets, a “Hungary – Turkey Producers Meeting” will also be organized. The producers, representatives of the professional bodies and NGOs of the cinema sector and government representatives who will be participating in the meeting will contribute to planting the seeds of creative economy through creating sustainable Networks.
The “Turkish Film Week” organized in Pécs on May 13-19 2010 constituted the first phase of the project. The upcoming phases of the Project will be comprised of the “Turkish Film Week” which will be organized in Essen in October 2010, and the “German Film Week” which will be organized in Istanbul in November 2010.