MOUNTED BY THE MOUNTAIN CULTURE ASSOCIATION, THE 9TH ANNUAL MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL IS COMING TO FILM BUFFS IN ISTANBUL, ANKARA AND IZMIR.
The festival films are presented in seven categories: From Our Country, From the World, Spirit of Discovery, Nature-Environment-Man, Skiing, Water World, and Bicycle. Entrance is free to the festival’s close to 50 films, which feature adrenaline-pumping nature sports like rafting, diving and mountaineering.
The Istanbul leg of the festival is taking place at the French Culture Center, Galatasaray Aynalı Geçit and Pusula Art Gallery through March 2. The event will be in Izmir March 13 to 15 at the Izmir Konak Municipality’s Türkan Saylan Alsancak Culture Center and the Dr. S. Akçiçek Eşrefpaşa Culture Center, and in Ankara April 2 to 6 at the Çankaya Municipality’s Contemporary Art Center.
THE TOUCH NATURE SERIES
A photography exhibition mounted in conjunction with the festival can be seen at the Istanbul French Culture Center through March 25.