April 5 – 15, 2017
The Istanbul Film Festival consists of four major film awards.
Each year the festival attracts renowned directors, actors and actresses, such as Bernardo Bertolucci, John Malkovich and Sophia Loren. The 2014 event showcased over 200 films in over 20 different categories from April 5-20, as well as conducted film masterclasses, workshops and panel discussions.
The uniqueness of this year’s festival was the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Turkish cinema. Turkish and Greek films were shown with English or French subtitles.
The Golden Tulip in the international competition was awarded to the Norwegian film “Blind”; whereas in the Turkısh national competition it went to “I Am Not Him”.