Events

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Turkey through its Cinema (Film Series)

October 8, 2021 - December 3, 2021
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
ONLINE VIA ZOOM

Turkey through its Cinema

A Film Series
Organized by Zeynep Çelik, Richard Peña, and A. Tunç Şen
 
Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies offers a series of conversations on Turkish Cinema during the academic year 2021-2022. Bringing eminent film critics, writers, scholars, and filmmakers together, the conversations will focus on critically acclaimed films, highlighting their global significance and their power to portray Turkey's realities. The three films to be discussed in the Fall semester reflect the socio-cultural and political predicaments of Turkey since the 1960s and represent its rich cinematographic tradition.
 

All events will be held virtually via Zoom.

This event series is co-sponsored by the Sakıp Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies & Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul.


 

Movie poster for Netflix series Ethos

Bir Başkadır (Ethos) - dir. Berkun Oya, 2020

Friday, October 8th
1:00 - 3:00 pm EDT

Register: bit.ly/birbaskadir
*Please note that this event will not include a screening.

Discussants: Elif Batuman, Berkun Oya, Orhan Pamuk.


 

Movie poster for film Winter Sleep

Kış Uykusu (Winter Sleep) - dir. Nuri Bilge Ceylan, 2014

Friday, October 29th
1:00 - 3:00 pm EDT

Register: bit.ly/kisuykusu1
*Registered participants will be sent a link for screening the film two days before the event.

Discussants: Stuart Klawans, Orhan Pamuk, Richard Peña.


 

Movie poster for film Hope

Umut (Hope) - dir. Yılmaz Güney & Şerif Gören, 1970

Friday, December 3rd
1:00 - 3:00 pm EST

Register: bit.ly/umuthope
*Registered participants will be sent a link for screening the film two days before the event.

Discussants: Melis Behlil, Hamid Dabashi, Bilge Ebiri.