Director Pelin Esmer's 2012 Gozetleme Kulesi (Watchtower), part of the MFAH Turkish Film Festival, tells the story of two people who try to find love and solace while keeping their past at bay. Nihat (Olgun Şimşek) is a fire warden stationed in a remote tower; Seher (Nilay Erdönmez) is a woman who works at a rural bus station. When their paths cross, they cautiously begin a life together. Watchtower is Esmer's first feature. The Turkish Film Festival also includes screenings of Toll Booth, Lost Songs of Anatolia, Shattered Soul with actor Tamer Karadağlı in attendance and more. See Gozetleme at 5 p.m. on April 7. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7515 or visit mfah.org. $10.
Sun., April 7, 5 p.m., 2013