Fatih Akin Summer Cinema: The Sound of Istanbul

Fatih Akin Summer Cinema: The Sound of Istanbul

Director: Fatih Akin, Farbe, 91 Min., 2005, With English subtitles

Documentary film about Istanbul's music scene.
Alexander Hacke, bassist of "Einstürzende Neubauten", and director Fatih Akin go to the streets of Istanbul well equipped with microphone and camera to capture the sound there. The journey

begins at the Bogazici Körprüsü, the famous Bosporus Bridge; it leads them through the crowd of the streets to the rapper Ceza, to Orhan Gencebay, the master of the Saz, and to the Diva Sezen Aksu. They also meet street musicians and the Kurdish singer Aynur.
A musical portrait of a pulsating city where orient and occident seem to merge.

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19 July , Thursday 18:00