The MFA Film Program and Turkish American Cultural Society of New England are proud to present a selection of documentaries and short films as a part of the 18th Annual Boston Turkish Festival's Documentary & Short Film Competition. The first of its kind in North America, this competition has received remarkable international attention. More than 40 films will be screened in this year’s program at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, on November 8-9, and 15-16 , and Boston University on November 12-14. Audience Awards will also be announced in addition to “Best Documentary” and “Best Short Film” as selected by a jury. In this rare opportunity, film enthusiasts in Boston will be able to explore works of the young filmmakers first hand. For more information about the films and program visit: www.BostonTurkishFestival.org.
All films are in English or with English subtitles.
Haden Guest, Director, Harvard Film Archive
Peter Keough, Film Critic
Carter Long, Katharine Stone White Curator of Film & Video, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Turkish Film CompetitionNovember 9, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:40 pm
Various Directors (Turkey, 98 min.)
The Children Chasing the Rainbow preceded by There and BackNovember 15, 2013
4:30 pm – 6:10 pm
Various Directors (Turkey, 99 min.).