ONE OF THE YEAR’S MOST EXCITING EVENTS WITH ITS FILMS, GUESTS, AND EVENTS, !F ISTANBUL IS TAKING PLACE IN TURKEY’S THREE MAJOR CITIES.
Now in its 13th year, the annual !f Istanbul International Independent Films Festival is coming to Istanbul February 13 to 23 and to Ankara and Izmir February 27 to March 2. The festival, which stages Turkey galas for films highly acclaimed at the world’s major festivals from Toronto and Venice to Cannes and Sundance, is spicing up our world with a wide range of events.
THE TOP FILMS
One of the strongest candidates for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2014 Oscars, Wong Kar-Wai’s The Grandmaster, and animation master Hayao Miyazaki’s farewell to cinema, The Wind Rises, are two of the leading films in this year’s !f Istanbul.