Organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV), Turkey’s biggest international cinema event Istanbul Film Festival is getting ready to meet cinema lovers for the 36th time. The 36th Istanbul Film Festival, with a roster comprising highlights from Turkey and world cinema will take place between 5 and 15 April.
The Istanbul Film Festival presents a rich programme in its 36th edition as ever, running a gamut from the latest productions of world cinema to cult films, most recent Turkish films, and classics, new discoveries, masterpieces, and hidden treasures. The festival hosts 186 feature films, as well as 17 short films in 21 different categories and in addition to the screening of a total of 203 films by 207 directors from 61 countries, Q&As and festival talks with guest filmmakers, concerts, and other special events.
The 36th Istanbul Film Festival films will be screened at nine movie theatres: Atlas and Beyoğlu movie theatres, as well as Pera Museum Auditorium and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura hall in the Beyoğlu region, Rexx movie theatre (two halls) in Kadıköy, Cinemaximum Kanyon in Levent and Cinemaximum City’s (two halls) in Nişantaşı.