A film titled Sihirbazlar Kralı Mandrake Kiling’in Peşinde which was one of 10,000 lost films in Turkish cinema before being re-found and restored, was screened at the Fantasturka Turkish Films Festival over the weekend.
Classic Turkish film, Vesikalı Yarim restored
Comedian Kemal Sunal exempted from Azeri foreign-language TV ban
The court of appeals has decided producer Şerafettin Gür will pay compensation to the family of Turkish actor Kemal Sunal for broadcasting the films “Düttürü Dünya” and “Yoksul” (Poor) on TV without paying any royalties.
The 2nd Yılmaz Güney Culture and Arts Festival Awards, given in honor of late Turkish director and actor Yılmaz Güney, were presented in a ceremony at the Lütfi Kırdar Congress and Exhibition Hall in Istanbul April 7.
The films in which Yılmaz Güney worked as a producer, director, scriptwriter or actor between 1968 and 1982 will be screened at the events. The films include “Umut” (Hope), “Sürü” (The Herd), “Yol” (The Road), “Zavallılar” (The Poor People), “Ağıt” (Elegy), “Seyit Han,” “Aç Kurtlar “(Hungry Wolves) and “Arkadaş” (Friend).
A trailer for the upcoming Turkish movie "Fetih 1453" (Conquest 1453) angered Greek viewers after it was released in Turkey’s Aegean neighbor
Acclaimed Turkish actor Tuncel Kurtiz’s directorial debut of three decades back finally finds an audience thanks to the recent Festival On Wheels. ‘Gül Hasan’ (Hasan the Rose) of 1979 might just be the first example of Turkey’s immigrant cinema.
Turkish cinema’s master director Ömer Lütfi Akad died Saturday at the age of 95. Directing more than 100 masterpieces in Turkish cinema, Akad also wrote articles on theater and cinema and served as a lecturer at Istanbul Mİmar Sinan Fine Arts University for 20 years.
Ertem Eğilmez’s cult Turkish movies, such as Çöpçüler Kralı, Slako and Kibr Feyzo, will become HD quality with the support of Nizam Eren Company, Vipsaş Studios and Arzu Film.