The American Turkish Society will hold its 14th New York Turkish Film Festival March 27- April 4, 2015 at the SVA Theatre, 333 West 23 Street, New York. This year’s Festival will feature eight films exploring a diverse range of subjects and themes.
Highlights of the Festival are the New York premiere of “I’m Not Him” on Friday, March 27, the winner of Best Film at the Istanbul Film Festival with director, Tayfun Pirselimoglu, participating in a post-screening Q&A session. On Sunday, March 29, we will present “Song of My Mother”, an award-winning debut feature set among the Kurdish community in Istanbul, followed by a Q&A with director, Erol Mintas. On Friday, April 3, we will screen “Impeccables”, the winner of Best Film and Best Director at Antalya International Film Festival, Best Foreign Film at Mexico International Film Festival and Best Film at Romania International Film Festival followed by a Q&A with Ramin Matin to discuss his powerful second feature film. On closing night, Saturday, April 4, we will screen “Whisper If I Forget”, the latest film from Cagan Irmak, one of Turkey’s most beloved and popular directors. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Mehmet Gunsur, the lead actor of the film.