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BEST TURKISH PICTURES — İSTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL 1985-

by Mert Kaya
BEST TURKISH PICTURES — İSTANBUL FILM FESTIVAL 1985- by Mert Kaya
The İstanbul International Film Festival (Turkish: Uluslararası İstanbul Film Festivali) is the first and oldest international film festival in Turkey, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), a non-profit organisation. It is held every year in April in movie theaters in Istanbul, Turkey. As mentioned in its regulations, the festival aims to encourage the development of cinema in Turkey and to promote films of quality in the Turkish cinema market. Chronologic list of all winners since 1985. Some of them are not on MUBI. 1985 — Bir Yudum Sevgi (A Sip of Love) – Atıf Yılmaz 1986 — Züğürt Ağa (the Agha) – Nesli… Read more

The İstanbul International Film Festival (Turkish: Uluslararası İstanbul Film Festivali) is the first and oldest international film festival in Turkey, organised by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV), a non-profit organisation. It is held every year in April in movie theaters in Istanbul, Turkey. As mentioned in its regulations, the festival aims to encourage the development of cinema in Turkey and to promote films of quality in the Turkish cinema market.

Chronologic list of all winners since 1985. Some of them are not on MUBI.

1985 — Bir Yudum Sevgi (A Sip of Love) – Atıf Yılmaz
1986 — Züğürt Ağa (the Agha) – Nesli Çölgeçen
Amansız Yol (Desperate Road) – Ömer Kavur
Adı Vasfiye (Her Name Is Vasfiye) – Atıf Yılmaz
1987 — Anayurt Oteli (Motherland Hotel) – Ömer Kavur
1988 — Biri ve Diğerleri (One and the Others) – Tunç Başaran
1989 — Don’t Let Them Shoot the Kite (Uçurtmayı Vurmasınlar) – Tunç Başaran
1990 — Karartma Geceleri (Blackout Nights) – Yusuf Kurçenli
1991 — Camdan Kalp (A Heart of Glass) – Fehmi Yaşar
1992 — Gizli Yüz (Secret Face) – Ömer Kavur
1993 — İki Kadın (Two Women) – Yavuz Özkan
1994 International Award — Mavi Sürgün (The Blue Exile) – Erden Kıral
1994 — Bir Sonbahar Hikayesi (An Autumn Story) – Yavuz Özkan
1995 — İz (Traces) – Yeşim Ustaoğlu
1996 — 80. Adım (The 80th Step) – Tomris Giritlioğlu
1997 — Akrebin Yolculuğu (Journey of the Clock-hand) – Ömer Kavur
1998 — Masumiyet (Innocence) – Zeki Demirkubuz
1999 — Güneşe Yolculuk (Journey to the Sun) – Yeşim Ustaoğlu
2000 (Both International and National Awards) — Mayıs Sıkıntısı (Clouds of May) – Nuri Bilge Ceylan
2001 — Dar Alanda Kısa Paslaşmalar (Offside) – Serdar Akar
Herkes Kendi Evinde (Away From Home) – Semih Kaplanoğlu
2002 — 9 - Ümit Ünal
2003 — Uzak (Distant) – Nuri Bilge Ceylan
2004 — Karpuz Kabuğundan Gemiler Yapmak (Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds) – Ahmet Uluçay
2005 — Anlat İstanbul (Istanbul Tales) – Ümit Ünal, Kudret Sabancı, Selim Demirdelen, Yücel Yolcu, Ömür Atay
2006 — Beş Vakit (Times and Winds) – Reha Erdem
2007 — İklimler (Climates) – Nuri Bilge Ceylan
2008 International Award — Yumurta (Egg) – Semih Kaplanoğlu
2008 — Summer Book (Tatil Kitabı) – Seyfi Teoman
2009 — Men on the Bridge (Köprüdekiler) – Aslı Özge
2010 — Vavien – Yağmur Taylan, Durul Taylan
2011 — Saç (Hair) – Tayfun Pirselimoğlu
2012 — Tepenin Ardı (Back of Hill) – Emin Alper
2013 — Thou Gild’st The Even (Sen Aydınlatırsın Geceyi) – Onur Ünlü
2014 — Ben O Değilim (I Am Not Him) – Tayfun Pirselimoğlu
2015 — Cancelled/political turmoil
2016 — Toz Bezi (Duster) – Ahu Öztürk

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