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  • 21 November 2015

    Within the scheme of Visegrad Group partnership Czech, Polish, Hungarian, and Slovak cinematography will be presented in Istanbul within the very first edition of Central European Film Festival from 24 to 28 November 2015.

    Hungarian Cultural Centre will host the Central European Film Festival from 24 to 28 November 2015.

     

     

    Within the scheme of Visegrad Group partnership Czech, Polish, Hungarian, and Slovak cinematography will be presented in Istanbul within the very first edition of Central European Film Festival, entitled “The Fantastic Four”.

     

    The festival selection features mostly "style-setting" movies from the second half of 20th Century: the very iconic Czech movie “The Deadly Invention” (1958) based on Jules Verne's novels, or “Cat City” (1986), a legendary animated film of Hungarian production. Slovak cinematography is represented by the world-reputed director Juraj Jakubisko’s fairy-tale ‘The Feather-Fairy’ (1984), and Polish party composed a sequence of contemporary short movies by young film-makers.

     

     

     

    Polish short movies will be screened on Wednesday, 25 November at 6 pm. In cooperation with the Cracow Film Foundation 12 short movies made between 2005 and 2014 were selected on the occasion. The scope of authors ranges from well-renowned filmmakers born in the 1970s to emerging young shooting stars. The selection reflects on the festival theme of imagination and fantasy, and by doing so, it features especially animated films, a couple of horrors and poetic fairy-tales. Movies will be shown with English subtitles.

     

     

    The festival will be accompanied by an exhibition of Central European science fiction film posters which will take place in Gama Gallery between December 11-23.

     

     

     

    The Festival is the result of cooperation General Consulates of Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. All the films will be shown at the Hungarian Cultural Centre in Istanbul. Admission is free. For further information and detailed programme visit: http://www.v4istanbul.org

     

     

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