Non-competition documentary directed by Hacı Mehmet Duranoğlu and Atalay Taşdiken (2018, 112 min.). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

Let the Kid Play is a film about the birth and evolution of cinema in the Ottoman era, focusing on the spread of cinematic technology, from the 1890s into the 20th century. Featuring new documents and rarely seen stills, Let the Kid Play illuminates this moment of cinema history and poses new questions for cinema enthusiasts to ponder.




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