Ankara Cinema Association organized the International programme of the 19th Adana Golden Boll Film Festival held between 17-23 September 2012.
World Cinema Section includes Amour by Michael Haneke, Like Someone in Love by Abbas Kiarostami, Polluting Paradise (Fatih Akın), The Wall by Julian Roman Pölsler, 38 Witnesses by Lucas Belvaux, Broken by Rufus Norris, The End of Love by Mark Webber, Fable of the Fish by Adolfo Borinaga Alix, Jr., Kauwboy by Boudewijn Koole, Paris Under Watch by Cedric Jimenez, Silence by Sakari Kirjavainen, Time of My Life by Nic Balthazar, Violeta Went to Heaven by Andres Wood, Mustafa's Sweet Dreams by Angelos Abazoglou, David by Joel Fendelman, Caesar Must Die by Taviani Brothers, Delay by Rodrigo Pla and I Wish by Hirokazu Kore-Eda.
SENSO – IN MEMORIAM: REKİN TEKSOY
Senso by Luchino Visconti was shown in memoriam for the respected film critic whom we lost this year, Rekin Teksoy.
SILENT FILMS, RINGING LAUGHTERS
City Lights (1931), The Gold Rush (1925), Shoulder Arms (1918), Sunnyside (1919) and A Dog's Life (1918) by Charlie Chaplin, Paris Qui Dort (1925) by René Clair, Steamboat Bill, Jr (1928) by Buster Keaton were shown during the Festival.
Films by Harold Llyod, Presented by Suzanne Llyod
Suzanne Llyod came to Adana to present the films by her grandfather. In this framework Harold Llyod’s Ask Father (1919), Billy Blazes, Esq. (1919), Safety Last! (1923) and The Freshman (1925) were shown.
CINEMA FROM EUROPE: CO & INDEPENDENT
Two important names of the contemporary German cinema, Aysun Bademsoy and Christian Petzold came together for retrospective in Adana. Aysun Bademsoy was present in Adana to present her films.
In this framework, Christian Petzold’s The State I am In (Die Innere Sicherheit, 2000), Ghosts (Gespenster, 2005), Yella (2007), Jerichow (2008), Barbara (2012) and Aysun Bademsoy’s The Wedding Factory (Die Hochzeitsfabrik, 2005), On the Outskirts (Am Rand Der Stadte, 2006), In the Game (Ich Gehe Jetzt Rein, 2008) and Honour (Ehre, 2011) were presented.
Jean-François Laguionie’s Le Tableau (The Painting) was shown to the kids of Adana.