- Where: Istanbul, Eikisehir, Ankara
When: Feb 24 – Mar 4, 2011
In The News
- Making Progressive Movies Gripping: ‘Freedom Riders’ Tonight on PBS, Yglesias
- A little bit of Sundance comes to Istanbul for !f, February 13, 2011, Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review
- !f Istanbul celebrates decade of independent film, March 6, 2011, Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review
- !f şimdi Ankara’da başlıyor, March 1, 2011, ntvmsnbc.com
- Sundance entrants, scriptwriters in Istanbul, February 26, 2011, Today's Zaman
- Consulate Hosts Sundance Film Directors at the Pera Museum, February 25, 2011, U.S. Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey
- Sundance debuts on the Bosphorus at Istanbul film fest, February 25, 2011, Reuters
- Films of the Day: Sundance Film Forward Take a train ride to the Arctic, February 23, 2011, !f istanbul News
- Interview of the day: Debra Gravnik, February 23, 2011, !f istanbul News
- Sundance’s Film Forward announces film slate, November 30, 2010, Variety
- 10 Films Slated for Sundance Institute’s Inaugural Film Forward Initiative, November 29, 2010, indieWIRE
- Sundance Selects 10 Movies for Film Forward Cultural Exchange Initiative, November 29, 2010, The Hollywood Reporter
- Access Pollywood: Pay It “Film” Forward, November 9, 2010, Washington Life Magazine
- Peter Bratt’s film “La Mission” selected by the Sundance Institute’s Film Forward, October 10, 2010, Speak Out
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US Embassy in Turkey
US Embassy in Turkey is committed to promoting academic and professional exchanges and supporting various educational and art programs in Turkey. The embassy works closely with Turkish institutions in organizing exchanges, lectures, seminars, workshops, and presentations by U.S. academics, specialists, writers and artists.
!F Film Festival
Dedicated to exploring new directions in cinema, !f Istanbul is a thematically organized festival attended by some 70,000 people and filmmakers from around the world. Open to emerging directors from around the world, !f Inspired aims to highlight films which show technical innovation, bold narrative and courageous storytelling.