Sponsored by the Turkey-America Business Council (TAIK) and RAMERICA, the festival will screen eight films kicking off with the multi-award winning film, Cold of Kalandar. Other films in the lineup will include Sleep of Love, My Father’s Wings, short films Little Bullets and The Exhibit, Frenzy and Blue. Additionally, for the first time they will screen a movie in the horror category entitled Housewife, which recently received acclaim in the second annual Brooklyn Horror Film Festival.
The screenings will be followed by a selection of Q&A’s with some of the actors and directors including Cold of Kalandar’s Director Mustafa Kara and Producer Nermin Aytekin, Sleep of Love’s Alican Yucesoy and Peyman Umay, The Exhibit’s Director and Actor Pinar Ogun, Little Bullets’ Director Alphan Eseli and Blue’s Director Sertan Unver and Producer Suzan Guverte.
The New York Turkish Film Festival has become one of the leading film festivals in New York. Screening more than 300 films and reaching audiences of over 25,000, the New York Turkish Film Festival brings the best of Turkey’s film industry to NYC. The SVA Theatre is located at 333 W. 23rd Street and you can learn more about the film festival and check out the trailer here: http://www.newyorkturkishfilmfestival.com/