Filmekimi to enliven October in Istanbul with award-winning motion pictures

Filmekimi, an annual autumn movie competition organized by the Istanbul Basis for Tradition and Arts (IKSV) for the twenty first time, will meet with movie-buffs in Istanbul on Oct. 7-16 with its extremely anticipated program.

The occasion will current motion pictures that have been screened and gained awards at Sundance, Cannes, Venice and Toronto movie festivals in Atlas 1948 Cinema in Beyoğlu district, Metropolis’s Nişantaşı – CINEWAM Premium in Şişli district together with Kadıköy Cinema and Sinematek Cinema Home in Kadıköy district.

Filmekimi to enliven October in Istanbul with award-winning motion pictures

Nonetheless from “”Un Beau Matin” (“One High-quality Morning”) by Mia Hansen-Løve. (Courtesy of IKSV)

Filmekimi is being held throughout the scope of the Beyoğlu Cultural Highway Competition this yr and supported by the Ministry of Tradition and Tourism.

Talking on the launching ceremony of the competition, held at Soho Home Istanbul on Sept. 27, IKSV Normal Director Görgün Taner mentioned that they’re happy to arrange Filmekimi, which brings collectively the extremely anticipated and award-winning movies of grasp administrators which were screened at main festivals from all around the world each October since 2002, yet another time this yr.

In this system of this yr’s competition, Martin McDonagh’s “The Banshees of Inisherin,” which gained the Greatest Screenplay Award and introduced the Greatest Actor Award to Colin Farrell on the Venice Movie Competition, Noah Baumbach’s newest movie, “White Noise,” Paul Schrader’s latest “Grasp Gardener,” Emanuele Crialese’s “L’Immensità” and Neil Jordan’s “Marlowe” stand out.

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Among the many different motion pictures to be screened at Filmekimi are Claire Denis’ elusive Grand Prix-winning thriller “Stars At Midday” and “Shut” by Lukas Dhont. “Le Otto Montagne” (“The Eight Mountains”) by Charlotte Vandermeersch and Felix Van Groeningen, “Aİ” by Jerzy Skolimowski, which collectively gained the Jury Prize on the Cannes Movie Competition, are additionally set to satisfy cinephiles in Istanbul.

Whereas “Heeojil kyolshim” (“Choice To Depart”), which introduced the Greatest Director Award to Park Chan-wook at Cannes, and Ali Abbasi’s “Holy Spider,” which introduced Cannes’ Greatest Actress Award to Zar Amir-Ebrahimi, are candidates to attract the eye of Istanbulite viewers probably the most, “Dealer” by Hirokazu Koreeda and Tarik Saleh’s “Walad min al Janna” (“Boy From Heaven”) promise to open up the doorways of the completely different worlds for the competition goers.

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Nonetheless shot from “Caniko.” (Courtesy of IKSV)

Charlotte Wells’ “Aftersun,” which gained the French Contact Prize of the Critics’ Week Jury on the Cannes Movie Competition and Particular Award for the Promotion of Gender Equality on the Sarajevo Movie Competition; “Below the Fig Bushes” by Erige Sehiri, which acquired EcoPro jury award in Administrators’ Fortnight; “Warfare Pony” by Riley Keough and Gina Gammell, successful the Digicam d’Or for greatest first function; “Un Beau Matin” (“One High-quality Morning”) by Mia Hansen-Løve, which gained the Europa Cinemas Label Award for Greatest European Movie; Saeed Roustaee’s FIPRESCI-winning “Leila’s Brothers”; “Le Bleu du Caftan” (“The Blue Caftan”) by Maryam Touzani, which gained FIPRESCI Awards within the Un Sure Regard part on the 2022 Cannes Movie Competition; Maha Haj’s “Mediterranean Fever”; “Les Pires” by Lisa Akoka, Romane Gueret and “Corsage” by Marie Kreutzer are additionally different productions that happen within the screening program of Filmekimi.

Moreover, Romanian grasp filmmaker Christian Mungiu’s newest movie “R.M.N.”; Gina Prince-Bythewood’s “The Girl King,” which premiered on the Toronto Movie Competition; Sophie Hyde’s “Good Luck to you, Leo Grande,” starring Emma Thompson; Louis Garrel’s “L’Harmless” (“The Harmless”); Michel Hazanavicius’ “Coupez!” (“Last Minimize”), which was the opening film of the Cannes Movie Competition this yr; ” Sara Dosa’s “Hearth of Love,” which bagged awards at many prestigious movie festivals like Sundance; Hlynur Pálmason’s “Vanskabte Land” (“Godland”) and Selçuk Metin’s “Caniko,” a biopic on the late Turkish actress Yıldız Kenter, will hit the competition display screen.

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Month of cinephiles

Realized beneath the sponsorship of Paribu, Filmekimi has decided its motto for this yr as “October is Filmekimi month for cinephiles.” The promoting marketing campaign and poster and the business movie of the competition are designed by Muhabbet Ajans, impressed by October being the indispensable month of movie for fanatics.

The competition tickets will go on sale to most people on Oct. 4 at 2:30 p.m. after discounted pre-sales for Tulip Card members, which is ready to begin on Sept. 30 at 10:30 a.m. Tickets may be bought at, from Passo retail factors, Metropolis’s Nişantaşı – CINEWAM Premium, Kadıköy Cinema field workplaces and IKSV important field workplace.

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Nonetheless from “The Girl King.” (Courtesy of IKSV)

The visually impaired competition goers will be capable of entry the audio descriptions of 21 movies in twenty first Filmekimi freed from cost through Turkcell’s My Dream Companion software, as in earlier years, no matter their operators. The record of the movies in query is on the market on the Filmekimi web site.

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A still from Emanuele Crialese's

A nonetheless from Emanuele Crialese’s “L’Immensità.” (Courtesy of IKSV)

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