Professor Sami Şekeroğlu Cinema-TV Center houses Turkey’s largest film archive. Some seen and some unseen films, a controversial past, an unknown future. Deniz Tortum and Esen Tan bring in a 360 degree look to this archive. The most materialistic sight of Turkey’s cinema history: A building in Balmumcu, rooms, door, bobbins and pellicles.
Screening date 26 May 2022, 19:00
YouTube channel Altyazı Sinema Dergisi
Center archives the corridors, rooms and film boxes of Turkey’s largest film archive. As it goes through thousands of films within Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University Prof. Sami Şekeroğlu Cinema-TV Center archive, it brings up questions about the archive’s present state and its future. What does this archive hold for us?”
– Deniz Tortum & Esen Tan