Film

The Boston Turkish Festival's Documentary & Short Film Competition

November 2–10, 2018

MFA Film and the Turkish American Cultural Society of New England are proud to present a selection of short films and documentaries as part of the 23rd Boston Turkish Festival’s Documentary and Short Film Competition. The first of its kind in North America, this groundbreaking competition is an annual cinematic tradition that has won international acclaim. Now celebrating its 13th year, this year’s competition opens with Tolga Karaçelik’s feature film Butterflies, winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s Grand Jury Prize.

Members of this year’s Competition Jury:

Dr. Kurt Fendt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Peter Keough, film critic
Carter Long, Katharine Stone White Curator of Film and Video, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

For more information, visit the Boston Turkish Festival’s website.

Past Events

Film

November 2, 2018
7:00 pm–9:10 pm

Directed by Tolga Karaçelik (Turkey, 2018, 117 min). Digital. Turkish with English subtitles.

Film

November 3, 2018
1:00 pm–2:40 pm

Various directors.

Film

November 3, 2018
3:30 pm–5:15 pm

Various directors.

Film

November 4, 2018
12:00 pm–1:30 pm

Various directors.

Film

November 9, 2018
6:00 pm–7:30 pm

Various directors.

Film

November 9, 2018
8:00 pm–9:35 pm

Various directors.

Film

November 10, 2018
1:00 pm–2:20 pm

Various directors.

Film

November 10, 2018
3:00 pm–5:05 pm

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