This year Turkey is Country Focus of IFFI

MUMBAI: The 43rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has announced that this year, Turkey would be its Country Focus.

The ‘Country Focus‘ section intends to promote a greater understanding of the traditions and cultures of the focused country‘s society. It will showcase the way of life in Turkey through the intricately woven stories of the films.

The section, that will showcase handpicked cinema from the culture and society of Turkey, will present a package of eight films that will include films like Do Not Forget Me Istanbul, ‘Hidden Lives, Love and Revolution, The Son, The Stranger, Trace, Voice of My Father and Where the Fire Burns.

Showcasing films which are true reflections of life and times of the people of Turkey, the section brings works by Turkish directors like Aida Begic, Eric Nazarian, Hany Abu-Assad, Josefina Markarian, Omar Shargawi, Stefan Arsenijevic, Stergios Niziris, A. Haluk Ünal, F. Serkan Acar, Attila Cengiz, Filiz Alpgezmen, Tayfur Ayd?n, Orhan Eskiköy and ?smail Güne?.

The IFFI would be held in Goa from 20 to 30 November.

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