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16th Festival on Wheels — Lives into Line!

by Mutt
16th Festival on Wheels — Lives into Line! by Mutt
The 16th Festival on Wheels is a film festival to be held in Ankara, Turkey from December 3 to 9, 2010; Artvin, Turkey from December 10 to 16, 2010; and Ordu, Turkey from December 17 to 19, 2010. Prizes will be awarded and a selection of films will be screened with the theme of Coup d’Etat! to comemorate the 30th anniversary year of the 1980 Turkish coup d’état. International Golden Bull Film Competition in Artvin Nine international nominees, including two Turkish features, were selected to compete for the Golden Bull during the Artvin leg of this edition of the festival. Illegal (French: Illégal) directed by Olivier Masset-Depasse Chongqing… Read more

The 16th Festival on Wheels is a film festival to be held in Ankara, Turkey from December 3 to 9, 2010; Artvin, Turkey from December 10 to 16, 2010; and Ordu, Turkey from December 17 to 19, 2010. Prizes will be awarded and a selection of films will be screened with the theme of Coup d’Etat! to comemorate the 30th anniversary year of the 1980 Turkish coup d’état.

International Golden Bull Film Competition in Artvin
Nine international nominees, including two Turkish features, were selected to compete for the Golden Bull during the Artvin leg of this edition of the festival.

Illegal (French: Illégal) directed by Olivier Masset-Depasse
Chongqing Blues (pinyin: Rizhao Chongqing) directed by Xiaoshuai Wang
The Temptation of St. Tony (Estonian: Püha Tõnu Kiusamine) directed by Veiko Õunpuu
Adrienn Pál directed by Ágnes Kocsis
Bibliothèque Pascal directed by Szabolcs Hajdu
Оctober (Spanish: Octubre) directed by Daniel & Diego Vega
Mundane History (Thai: เจ้านกกระจอก, RTGS: Jao Nok Krajok) directed by Anocha Suwichakornpong
Majority (Turkish: Çoğunluk) directed by Seren Yüce
Hair (Turkish: Saç) directed by Tayfun Pirselimoğlu

Special Screenings
Two international features were selected to be shown out of competition in special pre-release screenings.

Somewhere directed by Sofia Coppola
Socialism (French: Film Socialisme) directed by Jean-Luc Godard

Turkey 2010
Five Turkish features made in the preceding year were selected to be shown out of competition in the national showcase.

Merry-Go-Round (Turkish: Atlıkarınca) directed by İlksen Başarır
Tales From Kars (Turkish: Kars Öyküleri) directed by Özcan Alper, Ülkü Oktay, Emre Akay, Ahu Öztürk & Zehra Derya Koç[
Black and White (Turkish: Siyah Beyaz) directed by Ahmet Boyacıoğlu
Zephyr (Turkish: Zefir) directed by Belma Baş
Toll Booth (Turkish: Gişe Memuru) directed by Tolga Karaçelik

Lives into Line!
Six international films were selected for a special section, timed to comemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1980 Turkish coup d’état, examining the impact of military coups in Turkey, Portugal, Chile, Argentina, Brazil and Greece.

48 directed by Susana de Sousa Dias
The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (Portuguese: O Ano em Que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias) directed by Cao Hamburger
Missing directed by Costa Gavras
The Judge and the General directed by Elizabeth Farnsworth & Patricio Lanfranco
The International (Turkish: Beynelmilel) directed by Sırrı Süreyya Önder & Muharrem Gülmez
September 12 (Turkish: 12 Eylül) directed by Özlem Sulakü

Refugee in the City
Two international documentaries were selected for this special section about the consequences of urban regeneration projects for human lives as much as city plans.

My House Stood in Sulukule (German: Mein Haus Stand In Sulukule) directed by Astrid Heubrandtner
Paradise Hotel (Bulgarian: Hotel Rai) directed by Sophia Tzavella

A Time in the Country
One Turkish film was seşected for this special section which offers a grateful nod to the countryside and is supported by the publication of a collection of essays edited by Tül Akbal and Aslı Güneş under the same title.

Vavien directed by Yağmur & Durul Taylan

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