Topic: Turkish cinema

Turkish President Recep Tayyib Erdogan during a speech on an earlier anniversary of the coup attempt in Turkey in 2016 (photo: Reuters/Turkish Presidency)

Turkey five years after the attempted coup

"Witch hunt" focuses on Turkish artists and intellectuals

Turkish soaps conquer the Arab world. "1001 Nights" is one of the Turkish dizis (photo: Tmc Film)

Turkey's handle on soft power

Hit TV series from Turkey conquer the Arab world

 Turkish TV series" Suleyman the Magnificent" (photo: imago/Seskim Photo)

Islamic popular culture

A match for Bollywood – the rise of Turkey's dizis

Kurdish director Selim Yildiz (photo: Umay Isik)

Interview with Kurdish director Selim Yildiz

When one dies, the next goes up into the mountains

Still from Umut Dag's "The German Child" (photo: Daniela Incoronato)

German-Turkish film festival defies the odds

Sending a message

Grand opening of the 59th Festival for Animation and Documentary Films in Leipzig, November 2016

Turkish documentaries at Dok Leipzig 2016

Resilience in the face of adversity

Emrah Serbes. Photo: Iletisim Yayinlari

Portrait of the Turkish writer Emrah Serbes

"Politics is made on the street by the people"

Scene from "Ummah" (© Senator Films)

The Film "Ummah – Among Friends"

My Neighbours, the Muslims

Promotional material from the Turkish television series 'Muhteşem Yüzyil' (photo: imago/Seskim Photo)

Turkish Television Series: Muhteşem Yüzyil

Too Much Sex, Too Little Heroism