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Istanbul Film Festival starts in April

The Istanbul Film Festival returns to the city for the 42nd time this year, bringing together cinema lovers with award-winning, quality films from the Cinema of Türkiye and World Cinema, as well as with special screenings, stars and master filmmakers.

The festival will take place between April 7 and 18 and will greet its audience with 134 feature and 29 short films, including the newest voices in world cinema, works that have reached cult status, the latest films of master filmmakers, and young talents.

As part of the festival, films by 160 directors from 84 countries will be featured in 14 sections for 12 days. In addition to the screenings, the festival will also feature interviews with guest directors and actors, special screenings and events.

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