Keyword: Turkey

Skyfall

Skyfall (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 143 minutes Release date: 11/08/2012
When James Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong, and several undercover agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked, forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond...
Taken 2

Taken 2 (2012)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 10/04/2012
An amicable family holiday in Istanbul for former government operative Bryan Mills, his ex-wife and daughter, takes a nasty turn when Mills is targeted by a vengeful Albanian clan chief. Now Mills must become a one-man army to save his family.
Two Faces of January

The Two Faces of January (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 05/15/2014
Intrigue begins at the Parthenon when wealthy American tourists Chester MacFarland and his young wife Collete meet American expat Rydal, a scammer working as a tour guide. Instead of becoming his latest marks, the two befriend him, but a murder at the couple's hotel puts all three on the run together and creates a precarious bond between them as the trio's allegiance is put to the test.
NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage

NOW: In the Wings on a World Stage (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 05/01/2014
London's Old Vic, NYC's Brooklyn Academy of Music and Sam Mendes' Neal Street Productions launched a collaborative effort called the Bridge Project to mount new productions of classic works, mostly by Shakespeare. This documentary provides a behind-the-scenes look at the company's final production, "Richard III" starring Kevin Spacey, from rehearsals in London to its international tour, which...
Dir: Jeremy Whelehan
With: N/A
Winter Sleep

Winter Sleep (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Former actor Aydin manages a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal, with whom he has a complicated relationship, and his recently divorced sister, Necla. As the snow begins to fall during wintertime, the hotel turns into a shelter and tensions start to rise.

Istanbul United (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Turkey. For years fans of the 3 main football clubs in Istanbul (Galatasaray, Fenerbahce and Besiktas), have been known all over Europe for their unconditional support of their teams, and their mutual rivalry that often resulted in extremely violent clashes. The current public protest movement in Turkey originated in order to protect Gezi park in Istanbul against demolition. It soon became a...
Dir: Farid Eslam
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My Sweet Pepper Land

My Sweet Pepper Land (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now police commissioner in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this society now at peace, he thinks about quitting the police force, but instead agrees to be stationed in a small valley, at the very borders of Iran, Turkey, and Iraq. It is a lawless territory, right at the heart of illegal drug, medication and alcohol trafficking. Having...
Recep Ivedik 4

Recep Ivedik 4 (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 04/03/2014
Recep Ivedik is a dedicated coach to the local kids' soccer team whose very existence is endangered when a real estate developer decides to buy their training grounds. Determined not to let the children down, Recep decides to gather his own money in order to save the land, but his rash methods fail to bring the expected results. So he decides to get the money by winning a survival reality game...

Kuzu (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
In Anatolia, it is a tradition for families to celebrate circumcision with a feast. Little Mert is to undergo the procedure but his father İsmail has no money to pay for the feast. His mother Medine barely makes a living collecting willow rods. Nobody offers to give them the lamb that must be served to their guests. Mert's sister terrifies her brother by explaining that, should their father fail...

Kumun tadi (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Between Istanbul's sordid neighborhoods and a destitute border village, close to the city, Hamit, drives back and forth. He works for Ali, a charcoal dealer-cum-human trafficker, carrying charcoal one way and illegal immigrants the other way. Young and meek Mehmet helps the two in their dealings and is usually torn between them during their power struggles. Hamit feels stuck in this desolate...

Battle Of The Empires (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
A young and ambitious sultan ascends to the top of the Ottoman throne desperately seeking more power for his nation. Braving his enemies, he attempts the unthinkable and courageously tries to conquer Constantinople for his people. After marching his heroic group of warriors straight towards Constantinople, the resulting battle is one of the greatest and most brutal sieges anyone will ever witness.
From Both Sides of the Aegean

From Both Sides of the Aegean (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 88 minutes Release date: 03/20/2014
Historians from America, Europe, Greece and Turkey discuss the greater history of the period between 1922-1924 in Turkey and Greece involving the expulsion and exchange of populations, while first, second and third generations of refugees from both sides of the Aegean tell their personal stories. The family tales unfold on the shores of Asia Minor, in the Pontus and in Cappadocia, as well as in...
Dir: Maria Iliou
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Mavi Dalga (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 03/06/2014
Whenever Deniz and her girlfriends get together, they gossip about clothes, boys and music. Deniz is fond of her schoolmate Kaya, but she is much more excited by the thought of one of her teachers, Fırat. The fact that he does not appear to reciprocate her feelings plunges Deniz into turmoil. The girls will soon have to decide what they want to major in and which university to attend. Deniz feels...
Chaplin of the Mountains

Chaplin of the Mountains (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 02/20/2014
A recently orphaned young Kurdish-French woman travels to Kurdistan to find her mother's village, likely destroyed during the Anfal genocide. On her journey she meets two American film students who are traveling to remote villages screening Charlie Chaplin films. They decide to help her search, an undertaking that brings them to the war-weary Mount Qandil, dubbed by the locals the Kurdish Bermuda...