The International Golden Orange Festival is a platform for Turkey's emerging directors. Turkey's international film festival will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in September. The International Golden Orange Festival - known as the Turkish Oscars - will be held for the 51st time in the southern city of Antalya.
Mayor Menderes Türel said, "We will aim to make the festival more global this year as we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Turkish cinema."
Festival director Elif Dağdeviren added, "The Golden Orange has been perceived as a prestigious platform by young Turkish directors as well as contributing to the great forward leaps of Turkish cinema. We aim to bring the Turkish movie sector to life by injecting new blood." She said the festival, held between Oct. 10 and Oct. 18, is one of the longest running events in cinema.