Second edition of the week of exclusive cinema to revive the soul of July 15


Organized by the July 15 Association with the support of the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and the General Directorate of Cinema, On5sıfır7 Film Week (July XV) is being held for the second time from July 1 to 7 this year. the exclusive screen of the event will present films selected from Turkish and world cinema which – which feature coups and themes of resistance and freedom.

This year, the Republic of Turkey will celebrate its sixth anniversary of The July 15 coup attempt was orchestrated by the terrorist group Gülen which infiltrated many state institutions. During the 2016 coup attempt, the Turkish people took to the streets in response to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statements calling for resistance on The Darkest State of Night, winning a legendary victory over Gülen .

between the events of the Solstice celebrations, On5sıfır7 Film Week stands out as used cinema, cinema as a tool to express consciousness. Event 17 . displays films about the coups and the resistance of world cinema in three cinemas in Istanbul, in particular the Atlas Cinema, the Tarif Zafer Tunaya Cultural Center and the Baglarbasi Cultural Center, all free of charge. of cost.

In an interview with Anadolu Agency after a press interview at Naz City Hotel, Ihsan Kabil, General Artistic Director of At Film Week On5sıfır7, said he is organizing an event to remember the coup attempt of July 15 and raise awareness.

It should be noted that the coups d’etat are very important in The history of cinema included in The Kabul program said: “We have expanded the framework a little more this year. We only include films that do not deal with coups but also with colonialism and imperialism. There are economic and cultural revolutions in the world besides military or political revolutions. We have chosen films that convey human stories in all societies of the world. “

according to the artistic director, 17 films selected in 14 different countries, from Japan to Argentina, passing through Palestine and Cameroon, throughout the week. Cain also confirmed that a panel titled “Dealing with Perception and Freedom ‘in Cinema’ run by Professor Abdul Hamid Afshar will be held on July 2, with Professor Byame Gillikan, director Waad al-Khatib, writer Ali Saidam and author Yildiz Ramazanoglu.

Cain noted that the honorary guest event will be nominated for an Oscar for director Waad al-Khatib, Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Djimlev, and Turkish screenwriter-directorProduced by Semih Kaplanoglu.

Cinema is the most effective language of expression

Koçkon Yilmaz, director of culture and tourism in Istanbul province, also said that the position he took publicly during the July 15 coup attempt was a turning point in the history of the city. Turkish language. He stressed that such an important event should be passed on to future generations through culture. and art.

Pointing out that there have been many military reversals in Turkey’s past history, Yilmaz said, “If we can produce a history film, text, poem, epic, novel and scientific research about the coup attempt of July 15, we will remember it even twenty centuries later. In my opinion, there is no language of expression as effective as cinema in detecting the negative or positive side of an event. “

between the films Scheduled to be screened during the film week: “For Sama”, “Imagining Argentina”, “Hotel Rwanda”, “The Wind That Shakes Barley”, “Khaytarma”, “Adı Soykırım” (“His name is Genocide ), “Kaigenrei” (“Coup”), “Afrique Je te Plumerai” (“Africa, I will pluck you”), “Mustafa Chokai”, “Mientras dure la Guerra” (“During the war”), “Yatim Khaneye Iran” (“Dar orphans of Iran”), “The great coat”, “Nostras Madres” (“Our mothers”)”, Karenka (“Ant”) and “Fatana Yulashanlar” (“Those who lead to the House” ).

The film “For Sama” directed by Waad Al-Khatib and Edward Watts won Best Documentary at several events, including the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), Cannes and the British Independent Film Awards. The Story of a Young Mother During the Syrian Civil War, “For Sama” takes viewers on an intimate and epic journey. A journey, from a woman’s perspective, through the experience of war. after the birth of a child during the siege of Aleppo.

Christopher Hampton’s “Imaging Argentina” is based on the award-winning 1987 novel by acclaimed American writer and critic Lawrence Thornton. In 1976, Carlos Rueda lives in Buenos Aires with his wife Cecilia and his daughter. The city It was shaken by successive kidnapping events. Carlos runs A Children and Cecilia Theater, one of the country’s best-known journalists. These kidnappings are the subject of his latest research. One evening, as Carlos returns home, he realizes that his wife has also been kidnapped. While trying to reach his wife, he gathers people in the same situation. research every idea, Carlos will also realize the supernatural power within himself. Looking at people who had lost loved ones, he could see what had happened to that kidnapped person. In the first can not convince anyone of his ability. However, this feature, which spreads from ear to ear in a short time, allows a large audience to gather around Carlos. Meanwhile, his wife Cecilia leads an unbearable life.

One of the American Film Institute‘s (AFI’s) 100 Most Inspirational Films, Terry George’s “Hotel Rwanda,” reflects local political issues in Rwanda, which was a former Belgian colony after gaining independence. “The Wind That Shakes the Barley” by Ken Loach, meanwhile, won the Palme d’Or for Best Film at the 69th Cannes Film Festival. Loach is known for skillfully conjuring up stories of people struggling for life in the poor quarters of British society. “The Wind That Shakes the Barley”, he says, the story of the Brotherhood’s struggle against British forces during the Irish War of Independence in 1920. Voluntary guerrilla units of laborers are formed from villages and of towns against a brutal group sent from England to suppress the freedom struggle of the Irish people. Damian’s life is on the verge of a turning point, as he resigns from his profession as a doctor and joins the war of freedom with his fictional brother on his side.

Ukrainian film “Khaytarma” directed by Akhtam Setaplev. Khaytarma is the symbol of the eternal cycle of life and the name of the Crimean Tatar folk dance. During World War II, all people living on the green island of Crimea were deported to the interior of Russia at gunpoint, on the grounds that they were cooperating with the Germans. In these events that went down in history Like the deportation from Crimea in 1944, there were pains that were hard to forget. The film tells the story of the life of Crimean Tatar Amit Khan Sultan, a pilot in the Soviet army who was declared a hero during Soviet times and exiled to Crimea.

Tülay Gökçimen’s “Adı Soykırım” sheds light on the torture of millions of Uyghurs, victims of the Chinese state’s policy of systematic genocide against the Muslim Uyghur people in East Turkestan. the film shows how Uighurs are mistreated in prisons and concentration camps, how people living under severe persecution struggle to survive, and reflect on why China staged such torture. Yoshi Yoshida “Kaigenrei” is a biography and historical drama. The third film in director Yoshida’s trilogy about the final Japanese story about the life of right-wing Japanese theorist Iki Kita (1883-1937), whose ideas inspired an attempted military coup.

“Afrique Je te Plumerai” by Jean-Marie Tino deals with recent political events in Cameroon, a country in central Africa. in the film, how Cameroon was exploited by the French and its expectations today are presented. “Mustafa Shokai” by Satibaldi Narembetov is also another biography on the program. The great changes that – that took place in the geography of Turkestan in the 19th century are causing deep wounds to the peoples of Turkestan. Intellectuals and statesmen, who They were forced to leave their homeland due to political oppression and persecution, and they persisted in struggling abroad. In the film, the life of Mustafa Shakai (1890-1941), one of these intellectuals and statesmen, is evoked.

In “Mientras dure la Guerra” by Alejandro Amenabar, she lived a period in the center of Miguel Unamuno, one of the important names in Spanish literature and world intellectuals, through the animation of real events and people . “Yatim Khaneh Iran” directed by Abul-Qasim Talbi. Britain, which occupied Iranian territory during World War I, caused a great famine in Iran. Millions of people die in the country due to famine and plague. In the film, courage, sacrifice and the struggle for independence of the occupied Iranian people during the years of war, he recounted with ease. the state of the state after the occupation is shown through the eyes of the daughter of Mirza Kojak Khan, one of the leaders of the Iranian national movement who tried to form an alliance with the Ottoman Empire, through events at the orphanage.

The “oversized coat” that reverberated in the Arab world also brings to the screen the facts of the Palestinian cause from 1987 to 2011. The film written and directed by Nawras Abu Saleh. “Nuestras Madres” directed by Cesar Diaz presents a story in Guatemala. The country is witnessing a trial, in one of the high ranking military officers, who The civil war started and caused the death of thousands of peopleStanding in court. a young anthropologist, Ernesto, while investigating people who lost in the civil war, comes across the ruins of his father who disappeared during the war thanks to an old woman’s story he hears one day.

Nazif Tunç’s song “Karınca” is the story of a middle-aged man who struggles to make up for his mistake and learns that his help with good intentions will lead to undesirable bad results. “Vatana Yolaçanlar” by Dilaver Dvaciyev is another film about the Crimean Tatars. The lifting of the curfew in 1956 became a beacon of hope for the return of the Crimean Tatars to their homeland in a short time. At that time, hundreds of Crimean Tatar families decided to sell their homes in exile and move to Crimea. but not one was waiting for them, Crimean Tatars are still forbidden to live in Crimea. However, during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, I tried to return to Crimea and establish a place in the Continuing House. Crimean Tatars who came to Crimea and could not find a job or a house to buy me. Arrests and even deportations – such are the experiences of the Crimean Tatars that she was the first to return home in those years. However, thanks to those brave people she was at first Return to Crimea and pass all the exams, the Crimean Tatars They were finally able to return home.

Inclusive information about the film week and films can be viewed on the official event website.


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