Pera Film’s announcement regarding the Queer Shorts Istanbul Screenings
Dear Pera Film followers,
Announcement: Our Queer Shorts Film events in partnership with KuirFest that was scheduled to take place at the Pera Museum Auditorium on Saturday 25 November has been postponed due to the sentence numbered 2017/2284 and dated 24 November, served today to the Pera Museum by the Beyoğlu District Governor.
Together with KuirFest , we have launched an LGBTI+ short film competition for filmmakers from Turkey to give them an opportunity to be showcased in Turkey, in the UK and internationally and to develop a platform of expression. Ten films were identified out of 41 applications following a careful selection process.
The following ten films will be screened in İstanbul on 25 November 2017.
- Rebirth Directors: Gökçe Oraloğlu & Zehra Gökcimen
- I Didn’t Choose Director: Mehmetcan İncedal
- Solo Director: Sertaç Koyuncu
- Mikado Directors: Nilgün Küçükbatman
- Void Director: Asya Leman Sanıtürk
- Muttering Director: Simay Çalışkan & Nergis Karadağ
- Not a Male but Female Director: Gökhan Yalçınkaya
- I Know My Murderer Director: Arif Akdenizli
- Being LGBTI in the Hood Director: Ada Ayşe İmamoğlu
- Trace Director: Salih Salman
The directors of the jury award and people’s award travel to London to attend BFI Flare’s Film Festival in March 2018.
Pera Museum Auditorium,
25 November 2017
- 14:00 - Queer Shorts
- 16:00 - Talk moderated by Esra Özban with Fatma Çolakoğlu, Gavin Humphries and Ümit Ünal
- 17:30 - Queer Shorts
Entrance to all films are free of charge. An offline polling system will be set up in İstanbul during the screenings to select the audience award so don’t forget to cast your vote at the screening venues.
For any questions you might have, please send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org