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The ‘Second Miami Turkish Film Festival’ brings the wonders of Eurasian cinema to Miami

Image: Courtesy of Edyna Garcia
Public Relations/ American Studies

 If you’re looking for something new to do in South Florida, look no further! The Turkish Film Festival is expected to be a revolutionary event, brining the true art of Cinema to the tropical paradise of Miami. 
Mr. Abdurrahman Celik.
Image: Courtesy of Edyna Garcia
Public Relations/ American Studies 
Pamir Demirtas.
Director and Creator of the festival.
Image: Courtesy of Edyna Garcia
Public Relations/ American Studies


The FREE three-day festival will kick off on May 29th thanks to the generous offers on behalf of the Turkish Minister of Culture with the presence of Mr.Dr.AbdurrahmanCelik( Ministry of Culture and Tourism – Director of General Copyrights )and Pinema, as well as the collaborative efforts on behalf of the Istanbul Center Miami and the Miami World Cinema Center.

Throughout the three-day event, six incredibly diverse and entertaining films will be showcased, creating the perfect cultural experience.

“We are very excited to bring the best of Turkish Cinema to Miami,” says creator of the South Florida Turkish Film Festival, Pamir Demirtas. “Looking for the perfect films and choosing the Colony Theatre to provide a real cinematic experience was a crucial part of the process. This festival is about more than just watching a few great flicks, it’s also about discovering an ancient culture.”

Kicking off the theatrical experience? Last StopKurtulus, a dark, scandalous and entertaining plotfilled with plenty of twists, turns and female empowerment that’ll keep the audience at the edge of their seats. To finish off the night, a Ladies Night after-party will be hosted at Queen Lounge, located at 841 Washington Avenue.

The other films include the 2011 Cannes Film Festival Grand Prix winner, “One Upon A Time In Anatolia”, the blockbuster hit comedy “EyyvahEyvah 2”, “God Faithful Servant: Barla”, a controversial religious animated film and “Lost Songs Of Anatolia”, an exquisite documentary on music. To wrap up the three-day cinema extravaganza, a traditional Turkish Party will be held on Wednesday, May 30th, at the Emanu-el Temple in South Beach in celebration of the Turkish culture.

For more information on screening times and how to obtain your FREE tickets to attend the screenings and after-parties, visit our Facebook Page, Facebook.com/miamiturkishfilmfestival, our website at www.MiamiTurkishFilmFestival.com or call 305-433-5848.