Turkish Film Festival

Turkish Association of Houston

Location Info:

Museum of Fine Arts Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX  77005
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston continues to bring the best of Turkish cinema to town during the 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. [Organizer's description:] 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.

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