The 12th Annual Boston Turkish Film Festival, organized by the Turkish American Cultural Society of New England is taking place at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
Sponsored by a major grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation, the Festival will host Turkey's leading filmmakers and critically acclaimed movies and run through April 7th. One of the premier cultural events of the Turkish American community, the festival is organized by the Turkish American Cultural Society of New England with support from the Museum of Fine Arts. Acclaimed Turkish directors to attend the Festival include Zeki Demirkubuz and Erden Kiral. Erden Kiral will also receive the Festival's Award for Excellence in Turkish Cinema, in recognition of his contributions to Turkish cinema.The festival received significant media coverage, including in the Boston Globe (Turkish Films Take Over MFA) and The Phoenix (Underground Cinema: The 12th Boston Turkish Film Festival). For more information, please visit www.bostonturkishfilmfestival.org.