TITLE

23RD INTERNATIONAL ISTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL

AUTHOR(S)
Cengiz, N. Buket
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Middle East;Jun2004, Issue 346, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
While undoubtedly a glitzy international affair, critics believe the annual International Istanbul Film Festival has overreached its remit and sacrificed its raison d'�tre in the process. The coming of springtime brings with it additional treats for cinephiles in the Istanbul Film Festival. While the 2004 festival had an outstanding programme, with the largest number of films in the festival's history on offer, it was also an arena for dispute, as cinema workers mounted a boycott and the festival organisers were obliged to think through once again in which direction this annual event is going. The union official recalled that one of the original ideas behind the festival had been to use it as a way of exposing Turkish directors and cinematographers to new techniques and new work from abroad, a particularly important task when the festival began, soon after the 1980 military coup, when censorship was strict.
ACCESSION #
13277195

 

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