International Istanbul
Silent Film Days

International Istanbul Silent Film Days

The 4th International Istanbul Silent Cinema Days, a unique showcase of silent cinema in Turkey, will take place on 14-17 December 2017 in Akbank Sanat, French Institute and bomontiada ALT. This year’s festival theme is Dance! The festival is organized by Kino Istanbul in collaboration with Cineteca di Bologna and Eye Filmmuseum; and supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Goethe Institute, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, Italian Institute, Consulate General of Switzerland, French Institute, Cinemateque Française and Filmoteka Narodowa.

All films during the festival are accompanied by live music and introduced to the audience by local and foreign scholars of cinema, film researchers and archive curators.  Between the dates of 14-16 December, the restored versions of silent films from various archives around the world will be presented in Akbank Sanat along with side events related to the theme of dance and silent cinema. The music will be performed by the world famous silent cinema musicians including John Sweeney, Günter Buchwald, Frank Bockius, and Daniele Furlati among others.

Adult: 18 TL / Student: 12 TL

Tickets will be available at the venue during the festival or through Biletix.com.    

Die Weber - 14 December Thursday, 13.00
A Selection of Dance Films - 14 December Thursday, 16.00
Spanish Dancer - 14 December Thursday, 19.00
The Dumb Girl of Portici - 15 December Friday, 13.00
Bestia: Polish Dancer - 15 December Friday, 16.00
Phono-Cinéma-Théâtre - 15 December Friday, 19.00
Die Puppe - 16 December Saturday, 11.00
The Goat - 16 December Saturday, 13.00
Neigbors - 16 December Saturday, 13.00
Views From Ottoman Empire - 16 December Saturday, 15.00
Mania - 16 December Saturday, 17.00
Letters from Baghdad - 16 December Saturday, 19.30

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14 MAY MON
1

19:00

14th Akbank Short Film Festival at Universities

Sabancı Üniversitesi (Sinema Salonu)

15 MAY TUE
4

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

14:00

14th Akbank Short Film Festival at Universities

Aydın Doğan Oditoryumu (Galatasaray Üniversitesi)

18:30

Aerial Dance

Akbank Sanat

19:00

REMIX Conversation Series: ''How I Couldn't Write Some Books?" - Cem İleri (Author, Editor)

Akbank Sanat

16 MAY WED
4

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

14:00

14th Akbank Short Film Festival at Universities

Marmara Üniversitesi (Güzel Sanatlar Fakültesi Konferans Salonu)

18:30

Dance Classes for Adult

Akbank Sanat

19:00

A Look at Recent African Cinema Pim-Pim Tché

Akbank Sanat

17 MAY THU
3

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

17:00

14th Akbank Short Film Festival at Universities

Koç Üniversitesi (Öğrenci Merkezi - Salon 328)

19:00

A Look at Recent African Cinema Grey Matter / Matière Grise

Akbank Sanat

18 MAY FRI
5

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Series on Conversation“A Laboratory” Under Scope

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Dance Classes for Adult

Akbank Sanat

19:00

REMIX Conversation Series:Event and Rebellion in Cinema - Bülent Diken (Sociologist)

Akbank Sanat

20:30

Dance Marathon PerformanceRebirth

Akbank Sanat

19 MAY SAT
3

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

14:30

Aerial Dance

Akbank Sanat

17:00

Dance Classes for Adult

Akbank Sanat

20 MAY SUN
-
21 MAY MON
-
22 MAY TUE
4

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Aerial Dance

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Cognita Mindfulness Workshop “Knocking on our own door”

Akbank Sanat

19:00

A Look at Recent African Cinema Today / Aujourd'hui

Akbank Sanat

23 MAY WED
3

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Dance Classes for Adult

Akbank Sanat

19:00

REMIX Conversation Series:Bringing and Reassembling: Independent and Joint Structure in Printed Material - Umut Altıntaş (Graphic Designer)

Akbank Sanat

24 MAY THU
3

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Seminar Series on Philosophy Memory and Visual Arts

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Dance Classes for Adult

Akbank Sanat

25 MAY FRI
5

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

10:00

Museum Studies Seminars Session 1: Designing the Museum Experience

Akbank Sanat

13:00

Museum Studies Seminars Session 2: Museums which Create Value: Marketing Strategies

Akbank Sanat

15:30

Museum Studies Seminars Session 3: Open Museums: Participatory Approaches

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Dance Classes for Adult

Akbank Sanat

26 MAY SAT
6

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

10:00

Museum Seminar Studies Session 4: Being a Museum in Social Media

Akbank Sanat

Creative Dance Courses for Children

Akbank Sanat

13:00

Museum Studies Seminars Session 5: Communication in Museums Related Trainings and Their Professional Development

Akbank Sanat

14:30

Aerial Dance

Akbank Sanat

17:00

Dance Classes for Adult

Akbank Sanat

27 MAY SUN
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28 MAY MON
-
29 MAY TUE
2

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

19:00

A Look at Recent African Cinema As I Open My Eyes / À Peine J'ouvre Les Yeux

Akbank Sanat

30 MAY WED
2

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Dance Classes for Adult

Akbank Sanat

31 MAY THU
2

Exhibition Remix

Akbank Sanat

18:30

Dance Classes for Adult

Akbank Sanat

01 JUN FRI
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02 JUN SAT
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03 JUN SUN
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