5th Houston Turkish Film Festival. This year’s festival includes Iftarlik Gazoz (61 Days), about a young boy’s hallucinations as he pedals soda under the hot sun while secretly fasting for Ramadan; Mavi Bisiklet (Blue Bicycle), about a boy facing multiple injustices while saving up for his dream bicycle; and The Turkish Way, a documentary about the three Roca brothers – owners of Restaurant Magazine’s "Best Restaurant in the World" title – on a culinary road trip across Turkey. There will also be a Centerpiece Reception on October 14 at 6 p.m. in the North Foyer of the Caroline Wiess Law Building for all of Saturday’s ticketholders.
7 p.m. Friday. 4 and 7:30 p.m. October 14; 5 and 7 p.m. October 15. 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7515 or visit mfah.org/films. $8 to $10.
The 5th Houston Turkish Film Festival showcases new films that have entertained and intrigued audiences worldwide. This year's program includes The Turkish Way, a documentary about the rising popularity of Turkish cuisine, and Blue Bicycle, a family drama about a 12-year-old's dream to buy a new bicycle. The full schedule is still being confirmed; please check back in the coming weeks for complete program.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston continues to bring the best of Turkish cinema to town during the