The 7th International Zeugma Film Festival will present outstanding Turkish and foreign films to cinema lovers in Gaziantep between Oct. 24 and Oct. 28.
The most prestigious films of the past year will be shown at the festival being organized by the Kırkayak Culture Art and Nature Association.
Awarded both at nationally and internationally, the films on the line-up are productions of Turkish cinema and the cinemas of Europe and the Middle East.
There will also be films on forced migration, the refugee problem and changing borders in addition to the concept of "living together" - all topics about the effect of wars.
The festival will start with Nadine Labaki's "Capharnaum," Hirokazu Koreeda's "Manbiki Kazoku" ("Shoplifters"), Alice Rohrwacher's "Lazzaro Felice," Jafar Panahi's "Se Rokh" ("Three Faces") and Chang-dong Lee's "Beoning" ("Burning").
Ingmar Berman's most notable films - "Autumn Sonata," "Persona," "Det sjunde inseglet" ("The Seventh Sea") and "Sommaren med Monika" ("Summer with Monica") - will be displayed at the festival for the 100th anniversary of his birth.
Other films to be screened at the festival will be "Transit" by Christian Petzold, one of the prominent films of German cinema, "Styx" by Wolfang Fischer, "Central Airport THF" by Karim Ainouz, "Three Days in Quiberon" by Emily Atef, "Çirkin Kral'ın Efsanesi" ("The Legend of the Ugly King") by Hüseyin Tabak, "In the Aisles" by Thomas Stuber and Matthew Heineman's "City of Ghosts."
When it comes to the documentary section, spectators will be presented with "Müzikli Bir Hikaye" ("A Story with Music") by Jale İncekol, "Rüzgarın Şarkısı" ("Song of the Wind") by Kibar Dağlayan Yiğit, "Zigzag" by Zeynep Merve Uygun, "Hep Birlikte" ("All Together") by Nejla Osseiran, "Çerçevede Yeni Hayat" ("New Life in Frame") by Pınar Şenel, "Parçalar" ("Fragments") by Rojda Akbayır, "Naatra" by Zeynep Altan, "İki Kalp Üç Kitap" ("Two Hearts and Three Books") by Ece Güneş Saadetyan and "Lale Sineması" ("Lale Cinema") by Meral Özdemir.
Also among the screening list are films by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Tolga Karaçelik, Tayfun Pirselimoğlu, Ümit Ünal and Vuslat Saraçoğlu.
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