The 13th annual Istanbul Randez-vous International Film Festival has officially begun and will run until December 30th.
The event, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and the Turkish Foundation of Cinema and Audio-visual Culture (TÜRSAK) brings a number of internationally awarded films, independent productions, documentaries as well as showcases some of the latest films by well-known directors.
Amongst the films showing are David O. Russell's Fighter, Derek Cainfrance's film Blue Valentine, Silver Bear recipient, director Mat Whitecross's latest film Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll and Peter Goddard's Season of the Witch. Showings will be held at the French Cultural Center, Cinebonus Maçka G-Mall and Beyoğlu's Cinemajestic Theaters. For more info: www.randevuistanbul.com