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Women’s films

Istanbul Modern Cinema is hosting the 11th International Filmmor Women’s Film Festival on Wheels between March 16 and 23.

Dedicated this year to silent and oppressed women, the festival features women and their films from 19 countries. In addition to the themed sections, opening and closing ceremonies, 5th Golden Okra Awards, workshops and discussions, the festival includes the retrospective programs of two inspiring and empowering female filmmakers: Yeşim Ustaoğlu, one of the “auteurs” of Turkey’s new cinema, and Doris Dörrie, who re-constructs the relationship between men and women in her work with a humorous style.

 

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