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12th ANNUAL BOSTON TURKISH FESTIVAL
OCTOBER 29 - DECEMBER 15, 2007

Monday, October 29, 2007- Festival Opening

TURKISH REPUBLIC DAY

Celebration of the 84th anniversary of the Republic of Turkey and opening of the 12th Boston Turkish Arts and Culture Festival


November 2 - November 15, 2007

Exhibition: THE WITNESS OF HISTORY... ANATOLIA
by Artist CEMILE AKPINAR

Opening Reception: Friday, November 2 6pm - 8pm, Artist present
Co-presented with the Boston University Howard Thurman Center at the Howard Thurman Center, Boston University


Tuesday, November 6, 2007, 3pm - 5pm

TEZHIP WORKSHOP

The Ottoman Art of Illumination with Gold by Artist GULHIS DIPTAS
RSVP REQUIRED by Monday, November 5
Co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at Riley Room, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Sunday, November 11, 2007, 7:00pm

Concert: AEGEAN CONNECTION
by ESTHEMA

Co-presented with the Kokkalis Program at Harvard University and the MIT Turkish Student Association at Kresge Auditorium, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge


November 17 - December 15, 2007

Exhibition: SILK ROAD
by Artist NEDRET ANDRE

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 17, 5:30pm- 7:30pm Artist present
Co-presented with the Boston University Howard Thurman Center at the Howard Thurman Center, Boston University


November 23 - 28, 2007

DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILM COMPETITION

at the Harvard Film Archive and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


November 30 - December 9, 2007

THE FILMS OF REHA ERDEM

12th Boston Turkish Festival proudly presents the first North America retrospective of the films of Reha Erdem, a rare opportunity to watch the films of one of the young directors of contemporary Turkish cinema, who recently has received remarkable international attention with "Time and Winds". The film enthusiasts in Boston are familiar to the works of Reha Erdem with films such as "A Run for Money" and "What's a Human Anyway?", screened at the Boston Turkish Film Festivals in previous years. In this retrospective you will have an opportunity to watch all his works, including his rarely screened but internationally acknowledged film, "Oh Moon". Co-presented with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston


Friday, December 7, 2007, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

ANATOLIA: A CROSSROADS OF FLAVORS

Join internationally acclaimed chef Ozcan Ozan, owner of the Sultan's Kitchen restaurant, for an evening of Turkish food and wine tasting at Boston University's Demonstration Kitchen. Special thanks to Kavaklidere Winery
at Boston University Food and Wine Program

 

Concert: THE SONGS OF RUHI SU

Special thanks to the Ruhi Su Culture and Art Foundation
at Tower Auditorium, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston