Turkey to mark 46th anniversary of Golden Orange film festival

Turkey's Golden Orange Film Festival will mark its 46th anniversary in the southern Turkish province of Antalya from October 10 to 17.

Turkey to mark 46th anniversary of Golden Orange film festival

The Golden Orange Film Festival, the longest-standing and the most prestigious festival of Turkey, will mark its 46th anniversary in the southern Turkish province of Antalya from October 10 to 17.

More than 180 Turkish and foreign movies will be screened during this year's festival.

Sixteen Turkish films, 26 short films, 25 documentaries and 12 international feature films will be competing for the Golden Orange Award.

Leading Turkish movie-maker Erden Kiral will head the jury for the 46th Golden Orange National Film Awards. Other members of the jury are Nurgul Yesilcay, Izzet Gunay, Mustafa Altioklar, Yavuz Bingol, Mustafa Ziya Ulkenciler, Omur Gedik, Sirri Sureyya Onder and Zeynep Oral.

Worldwide famous Polish Director Krzystof Zanussi will lead the jury for the 46th Golden Orange International Film Awards. His latest film "And A Warm Heart" will be screened during the festival. The jury also includes Hungarian film director Karoly Makk, American festival curator Stephen Ashton, Turkish director Canan Gerede and Turkish actress Pelin Batu. This year's international film awards includes the "Best Film Award" a
nd the "Best Director Award".
This year's competitors for the Golden Orange International Film Awards are "Eastern Plays" by Bulgarian director Kamen Kalev, "English Strawberries" by Czech Director Vladimir Drha, "Operation Danube" by Jacek Glomb, "aper Soldier" by Alexey German Jr., "Ambulance" by Serbian director Goran Radovanovic, "The Other Bank" by Georgi Ovashvilli, "Katalin Varga" by Peter Strickland, "East of Me" by Bojena Horockova, "10 to 11" by Pelin Esmer, "Border" by Harutyun Khachattryan, "Sicak" by Abdullah Oguz and "Freedom" by Davide Farrario.

Danish director Bille August, American director Bob Rafelson Vedat Turkali, Ulku Erakalin, Sevda Ferdag, Yalcin Tura, Erol Gunaydin and Halil Dede will be presented with the honorary awards.

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