FESTIVALS: Malatya Announces Turkish Competition Films


MALATYA: Twelve films have been selected for the Turkish National Film Competition at the Malatya International Film Festival, which runs 11-15 November 2017.

The festival is organised under the leadership of festival director Suat Kocer, co-director Dilek Karatas and programme director Alin Tasciyan.

The festival also hosts a competition for Turkish short films, as well as international competitions for both feature films and short films.

This year the festival launches a film platform with six films vying for production support and another six projects vying for a pre-production support award.

The 12 films in the national competition are:

Directed by Semih Kaplanoğlu

Directed by Onur Saylak

Minus One
Directed by Orhan Oğuz

Something Useful
Directed by Pelin Esmer

The Bank of Broken Hearts
Directed by Onur Ünlü

Directed by Özgür Sevimli

Yellow Heat
Directed by Fikret Reyhan

Brothers of Silence
Directed by Taylan Mintaş

Serial Cook
Directed by Ümit Ünal

Directed by Orhan Eskiköy

Directed by Nejla Demirci

Directed by Kazım Öz

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