The Boston Turkish Film Festival is back this week for its 11th year running. The over-month-long celebration of Turkish cinema begins Thursday night with its gala opening screening of Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Bir Zamanlar Anadolu'da), a film that also picked up the Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival.
Thursday, March 22nd- 7 PM
Remis Auditorium, Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
...if taking a last minute flight to Istanbul for the Istanbul Film Festival, also opening this week, seems a bit out of your range, the Boston Turkish Film Festival will no doubt give you your fill of Turkish cinema, art and culture. Follow the BTFF on their website or on Facebook for updates throughout the festival.