The forthcoming 37th edition of the Istanbul International Film Festival will host the Turkish premiere of the Birds Are Singing in Kigali by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze. The film will be presented in the Human Rights in Cinema Competition among ten other international productions featuring the wide variety of humanitarian impasses the world faces these days.
The oldest and most prestigious film event in Turkey – Istanbul International Film Festival – will start on April 6th with a screening of Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here, and throughout the next two weeks will present over hundred feature and documentary films from all around the globe as well as a special selection of the best, new Turkish films in the prestigious competition of national cinema. Among the films to be shown at the festival are the brand new Abdellatif Kechiche’s film Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, Sebastian Lelio’s Disobedience, Andrew Haigh’s Lean on Pete, Malgorzata Szumowska’s Mug, Alexei German’s Dovlatov, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani’s Rainbow: A Private Affair, Amos Gitai’s West of the Jordan River and Urszula Antoniak’s Beyond Words, as well as Andrzej Jakimowski’s Once Upon a Time in November.
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