2.5 C
Paris
vendredi, décembre 9, 2022

A Brief History of The Turkish Cinematique Association

Must read

Al-Monitor/Premise poll finds tight race for Erdogan in Turkish elections

"As the battle for Turkey’s upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections intensifies, an Al-Monitor poll predicts a tight race between the country’s leading opposition bloc...

Russian delegation heads to Turkey amid potential Syria offensive – Al-Monitor

"The top Turkish diplomat aired a rare complaint over the Russian stalling of constitutional talks between the warring Syrian actors, calling on Moscow to...

En Europe, des réfugiés mis en cage sous le regard des agents de Frontex – Le Monde

"Des vidéos filmées et analysées par « Le Monde », le collectif de journalistes Lighthouse Reports et plusieurs médias européens montrent qu’une cage est utilisée par des...

La Syrie résiste aux efforts de Moscou pour un rapprochement avec la Turquie – Reuters

"Damas résiste aux efforts déployés par la Russie pour organiser un sommet entre le président Bachar al Assad et le président turc Recep Tayyip...

Ayşecan Ay wrote a brief history of the the Turkish Cinémathèque Association for Short Paper Series of the Observatoire de la Turquie Contemporaine.

The idea of preserving films is as old as the film history itself, however the idea of a proper institution that preserves and screens films as well as making a film museum had been realized by the one and only Cinémathèque Française. Founded in Paris by Henri Langlois in 1936 who saved huge numbers of films and film-related documents during the World War II, the Cinémathèque has functioned as a school for young cinephiles and filmmakers particularly during 1950s and 1960s. Some of its regulars were Turkish intellectuals like Onat Kutlar, Hüseyin Baş and Şakir Eczacıbaşı who dared to dream of having a Cinémathèque in their own country. This brief paper is an attempt to illuminate the realization of a dream and its heritage in Turkish cultural life….read the full paper in PDFDownload

More articles

Latest article

Al-Monitor/Premise poll finds tight race for Erdogan in Turkish elections

"As the battle for Turkey’s upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections intensifies, an Al-Monitor poll predicts a tight race between the country’s leading opposition bloc...

Russian delegation heads to Turkey amid potential Syria offensive – Al-Monitor

"The top Turkish diplomat aired a rare complaint over the Russian stalling of constitutional talks between the warring Syrian actors, calling on Moscow to...

En Europe, des réfugiés mis en cage sous le regard des agents de Frontex – Le Monde

"Des vidéos filmées et analysées par « Le Monde », le collectif de journalistes Lighthouse Reports et plusieurs médias européens montrent qu’une cage est utilisée par des...

La Syrie résiste aux efforts de Moscou pour un rapprochement avec la Turquie – Reuters

"Damas résiste aux efforts déployés par la Russie pour organiser un sommet entre le président Bachar al Assad et le président turc Recep Tayyip...

Half a million Syrians return from Turkey, but were they forced? – Al-Monitor/Mohammed Hardan

"Some 560,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey have returned to their country as part of deportation projects, many fleeing the harassment they were facing in...