Instagram Live Talks

Rıza Oylum

June 15, Monday, 2 p.m.

Writer and film critic Riza Oylum who is known for his work on cinema of Iran will talk about ‘Iran’s Diaspora Cinema’.

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Dr. Aydın Keskin Kadıoğlu

June 15, Monday, 3 p.m.

Directorate General of Migration Management, Head of Harmoziation and Communication Department: Dr. Aydın Keskin Kadıoğlu will be our guest on Harmonization Activities In Migration Management with moderator Şebnem Vitrinel

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Gül Abus Semerci

June 15, Monday, 5 p.m.

Screenwriter Gul Abus Semerci will talk about how to step into the industry as a TV writer and remain there in her Instagram Live talk titled ‘Being A TV Writer Is Harder Than Being Superman’.

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Vithaya Pansringarm

June 15, Monday, 7 p.m.

After at the age of 50, the acclaimed Thai actor Vithaya Pansringarm has starred alongside famous actors such as Ryan Gosling and Kristin Scott Thomas in more than 50 films that were shot at various countries. He will share his experiences about stepping into the world of acting, as well as his impressions of migration in his Instagram Live talk titled ‘Second Take: Vithaya Pansringarm’s Journey Through Acting’.

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Stefania Casini

June 16, Tuesday, 4 p.m.

Italian actress and director Stefania Casini, whose previous credits include films by famous directors such as Bertolucci and Argento, will talk about the shooting process of her 360-VR Film ‘Mare Nostrum’ in her Instagram Live talk titled ‘Storytelling and Acting in 360 Films’.

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Waad Al-Kateab

June 17, Wednesday, 9 p.m.

Syrian activist director Waad Al-Kateab, whose award-winning documentary ‘For Sama’ is being screened as part of the International Migration Film Festival’s Feature Film Competition, will share her experiences in her talk ‘Filming In Conflict: A Female Perspective’.

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Matt Dillon

June 17, Wednesday, 10 p.m.

The Academy and Golden Globe nominated actor, director and scriptwriter Matt Dillon will join us to talk about his works and projects about refugees and migrants.

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Işıl Baysan Serim

June 19, Friday, 4 p.m.

Film and Architecture Curator Işıl Baysan Serim will talk about the representation of migration spaces in cinema in her Instagram Live talk ‘From City to Camp, from Camp to City: Spaces of Migration in Cinema’.

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Dr. Gökçe Ok

June 19, Friday, 6 p.m.

Göç İdaresi Genel Müdür Yardımcısı Dr. Gökçe Ok, festival uluslararası ilişkiler koordinatörü Şebnem Vitrinel moderatörlüğünde “Türkiye’nin Göç ve Uyum Politikaları” üzerine söyleşimize katılacak.

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Sandy Powell

June 19, Friday, 8 p.m.

Sandy Powell, winner of 3 Academy Awards for Best Costume Design and 15 nominations and Martin Scorsese collaborator, delivers a talk on costume design.

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Feyyaz Duman

June 19, Friday, 9 p.m.

Award-winning actor Feyyaz Duman’s career took him to various countries for long durations and he will share both his cultural experiences and impressions of other film industries in his Instagram Live talk.

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Danny Glover

June 20, Saturday, 8 p.m.

Danny Glover, award winning star of the Lethal Weapon films, The Color Purple, Predator 2, To Sleep with Anger, Shooter and Jumanji and producer of several Oscar nominated films like Capernaum to discuss films, his political activism, and other topics.

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Karen Gaviola

June 20, Saturday, 9 p.m.

Karen Gaviola, one of the top award winning female directors in TV, directing many hit shows such as CSI, Empire, Lost, Sons of Anarchy, Blacklist, Lucifer, Chicago Fire, Hawaii 5-0 and the newSoundtrack for Netflix. She’ll explore the crazy TV jungle.

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F. Murray Abraham

June 20, Saturday, 10 p.m.

Honorary President of the International Migration Film Festival F. Murray Abraham, who won the Academy Award for his role as Salieri in ‘Amadeus’ and also starred in well known films such as Scarface, In the Name of the Rose, Star Trek and Grand Budapest Hotel, as well as the series Homeland and the new comedy Mythic Quest, delivers a talk on Instagram.

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Fatih Ayna

June 21, Sunday, 3 p.m.

Deputy of Gaziantep Directorate of Migration, Fatih Ayna will be our guest on “The Heroes In The Shade: Field Workers” with moderator Şebnem Vitrinel.

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Darcy Paquet

June 21, Sunday, 4 p.m.

Author and film critic Darcy Paquet, who is a former writer of Screen International and Variety magazines, is also the translator of Parasite, the first foreign-language film to win an Oscar. In his Instagram talk titled “What’s Lost In Translation In Cinema?” he will tell his own story as a translator and the importance of subtitles.

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Shahab Hosseini

June 21, Sunday, 5 p.m.

Shahab Hosseini, who rose to international fame with his roles in Asghar Farhadi’s About Elly, A Separation and The Salesman and won the award for Best Actor in Berlin and Cannes film festivals, will deliver a talk about his acting career and new projects.

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