At 19:00 Film Screening
Director: Deniz Gamze Ergüven
Fiction, 97 minutes
Five young Turkish sisters, wild and with great love for life, grow up in their grandmother’s house. Slowly the house becomes more rigid and closed, and contact with the outside world is shrinks. Instead of going to school, the girls are forced to take cooking and sewing lessons, and instead of watching the soccer game, they must prepare for their arranged marriages. The sisters to fight back, each in their own way. The drama, which is interwoven with comical moments and unforgettable performances by the freshman actresses, won the “Cannes Audience Award” at Cannes, and provides a rare glimpse into Turkish society, torn between traditional and modern.
Immediately after the film ends – at the Center for Parenting
A Stirring Celebration of Groove and Soul with the Band “Turkika”
Turkika mixes a rich and shaking musical potion – Greek music alongside Turkish, flavorites with gypsy grooves and dancing. The virtuoso trio combines on the stage the familiar and beloved rhythms of the Mediterranean basin, with acoustic and modern instruments that turn everything in a wild party.
Participants: Haim Laroz, Alon Amano Campino, and Harel Shahal
Accompanied by drinks and refreshments
Photo credit: Turkika - Goldbelt BERZI