Istanbul Modern hosts Silent Cinema Days

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

sessiz filmIstanbul Modern Cinema hosts the second International Istanbul Silent Cinema Days organized by Kino Istanbul with the contributions of its cinema sponsor, Türk Tuborg A.Ş. Bringing together pioneer examples of cinema accompanied by live music, the festival’s corporate partners are Italy’s world famous cinematheque, Cineteca di Bologna, and Eye Filmmuseum, the prestigious film museum of the Netherlands.

The theme for this year’s festival is “Birth of the Modern Woman”, featuring many sections ranging from Diva films, Chaplin and Keaton classics, and never-before published images from the Ottoman era, to German expressionism, Suffragettes, and ‘colored silents’. This year, the festival also presents special screenings to celebrate French movie giant Gaumont’s 120th anniversary and Buster Keaton’s 120th birthday.

The screenings on December 3, 2015, are free for residents of Turkey.

For screenings on other dates, please purchase your tickets from


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