All Screenings will be Free of Charge at International Migration Film Festival

Organized under the auspices of Presidency of Republic of Turkey, by Ministry of Internal Affairs’ General Directorate of Migration Management, with the contribution of Ministry of Culture and Tourism, International Migration Film Festival is coming up online between June 14-21. All the screenings will be free of charge at world’s largest and most comprehensive thematic film festival. In order to witness the journey of migration, viewers will need to sign-up to website and reserve the films beforehand for the limited number of screenings of festival that will be offering more than 50 films. Through this platform where the viewer can sign-up for free, the film reservations will begin on June 13th, after midnight.

How to reserve the films?

After signing up to the website, cinema enthusiasts can start playing the videos by clicking the film’s link that they wish to watch. The selected film, automatically gets added to the “My Films” list and therefore, reserved for your viewing. Because there is a view number limit for each film, the selected film remains reserved for 24 hours only. After 24 hours, unwatched films get automatically removed from the viewer’s “My Films” list. So that, the ticket “view availability” gets activated for other users.

Geo-blocked for Turkey (Only available for viewers located in Turkey) due to the agreements with rightholder, will be in original language with Turkish and English subtitle options.

Globally Acclaimed Filmmakers will meet at the Festival

International Migration Film Festival is starting with the idea of underlining the fact that the migration is a common story that all the nations have been through, and with the purpose of raising awareness. Festival’s Honorary President is Academy Award winner, Assyrian-American actor F. Murray Abraham and the Jury President of International Feature Film Competition is award winning director Nuri Bilge Ceylan. The international jury consists of numerous outstanding names such as; American actor Danny Glover; known as the Bosnia’s best actor, Emir Hadzihafizbegovic; Chinese-American actress Joan Chen; one Europe’s most known female directors, Lone Scherfig; winner of 3 Oscars, British costume designer Sandy Powell; an Iran’s Cannes awarded actor Seyyid Şahap Hüseyni.