17th Golden Boll Film Festival

Ankara Cinema Association organized the International programme of the 17th Adana Golden Boll Film Festival which was held between 20-26 September 2010.

A section on Palestine consisted of Aisheen – Still Alive in Gaza by Nicolas Wadimoff, Rachel by Simone Bitton, Pomegranates and Myrrh (Al Mor Wa Al Rumman) by Najwa Najjar, The Time That Remains (Al Zaman Al Baqi) by Elia Suleiman, Laila’s Birthday by Rashid Masharawi, As Poet Said (Kama Kkalashair) by Nasri Hajjaj, My Heart Beats Only For Her (Ma Hataftu Li Ghayriha) by Mohammed Soueid, Port of Memory by Kamal Aljafari and The Gates are Open. Sometimes! by Liana Badr.

Eternity and a Director: Theo Angelopoulos

7 films by Theo Angelopoulos including Voyage to Cythera (Taxidi sta Kythira, 1984), The Beekeper (O Melissokomos, 1986), Landscape in the Mist (Topio Stin Omichli, 1988), The Suspended Step of the Stork (To Meteoro Vima Tou Pelargou, 1991), Ulysses’ Gaze (To vlemma tou Odyssea, 1995), Eternity and a Day (Mia Aioniotita Kai Mia Mera, 1998) and Trilogy: The Weeping Meadow (Trilogia: To Livadi Pou dakryzei, 2004).

Discoveries of FIPRESCI

Family Life, the 3rd film by Ken Loach (Berlinale, 1971), Benny’s Video, the 2nd film by Michael Haneke, (Viennale, 1992), Eggs, the 1st film by Bent Hamer (Toronto, 1995), Do You Remember Dolly Bell?, the 1st film by Emir Kusturica (Venice, 1981) and Madeinusa, the 1st film of Claudia Llosa.

The Newest Examples of World Cinema

Revolution (Revoluccion) by Rodrigo Pla, Crab Trap (El Vuelco Del Cangrejo) by Oscar Ruíz Navia, The Unloved by Samantha Morton, Harry Brown by Daniel Barber, The Happiest Girl in the World (Cea Mai Fericita Fata Din Lume) by Radu Jude, Julia’s Disappearance (Giulias Verschwinden) by Christoph Shaub, Donkey (Kenjac) by Antonio Nuic, Lebanon by Samuel Maoz, Woman Without Piano (La Mujer Sin Piano) by Javier Rebollo, How I Ended This Summer by Aleksei Popogrebsky, Optical Illusions (Illusionas Opticas) by Cristian Jimenez and In the Shadows (Im Schatten) by Thomas Arslan.