Festival Program

Day 1 – December 13, 2022

  • Uşak Üniversitesi Sinema Salonu14.00 – 17.00 Screenings: National Student Films Competition Finalists, , “Make Way For The Jury” Selection, Uşak Short Film Competition Selection

  • Uşak Üniversitesi Mustafa Kemal Paşa Amfisi14.00-17.00 Screenings: International Short Film Competition Finalists

  • Uşak Belediyesi Atatürk Kültür Merkezi19.00-20.30 Openin Ceremony and Opening Concert Opening Films: “Feeling Through” (Dir: Doug Rolland), “Babamın Öldüğü Gün” (Dir: Emre Sefer)

Day 2 – December 14, 2022

  • Uşak Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi Haber Atölyesi10.00-13.00 Workshop: “Writing a Script” by Emre Doğan

  • Uşak Üniversitesi Sinema Salonu13.00 – 20.30 Screenings: National Short Film Competition Finalists

  • Uşak Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi Film Stüdyosu14.00-17.00 Workshop: “Cinematography” by Berkan Dörtkardeş

  • Uşak Belediyesi Atatürk Kültür Merkezi13.00-18.00 Screenings: National Student Films Selection, National Short Film Selection, “Dancing amidst the flames” by Leonardo Martinelli 18.00-19.15 Screenings: National Student Films Competition Finalists 19.15-20.00 Q&A: “Sandes” (Berkay Özdinç), “Dördüncü Duvar” (Mehmet Kaan Karataş), “Eskisinden Daha Kirli” (Erdem Sönmez), “İçinden Sıyrılamadığım Betonlar” (Yusuf Yılmaz) 20.00-21.00 Q&A:“Our Ark” (Ecegül Bayram), 21.00-22.00 Q&A: “Koyun” (Benhür Bolhova), “Kuşku” (Gökçe Pekhamarat)

  • Uşak Müzesi13.00-17.30 Screenings: National Student Films Selection, National Short Film Selection, Uşak Short Film Competition Selection

  • Uşak İskender Pala İl Halk Kütüphanesi13.30-20.30 Screenings

Day 3 – December 15, 2022

  • Uşak Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi Haber Atölyesi10.00-13.00 Workshop: Writing a Script / Emre Doğan

  • Uşak Üniversitesi Mustafa Kemal Paşa Amfisi11.00-17.00 Screenings: International Short Film Selection

  • Uşak Lisesi12.30-13.30 Screening and Q&A: “So We Live” by Rand Abou Fakher

  • Uşak Üniversitesi Sinema Salonu 13.00-19.00 Screenings: International Short Film Selection

  • Uşak Belediyesi Atatürk Kültür Merkezi13.00-18.00 Screenings: International Short Film Competition Finalists, Uşak Short Film Competition Selection 18.00-18.40 Q&A: “Bugün Değil” (Yağmur Mısırlıoğlu & Can Pekdemir) 18.45-20.00 Screening and Q&A: “The alchemy of single shot filmmaking” by Lendita Zeqiraj 20.30-22.00 Screenings: “Social impact” by Doug Rolland, “Make Way For The Jury” Seçkisi

  • Uşak Müzesi13.30-15.00 Screenings and Q&A: “Power of acceptance” by Azadeh Masihzadeh

  • Uşak İskender Pala İl Halk Kütüphanesi 13.30-20.30 Screenings

  • Uşak Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi Film Stüdyosu14.00-17.00 Workshop: Cinematography by Berkan Dörtkardeş

Day 4 – December 16, 2022

  • Uşak Üniversitesi Sinema Salonu 11.00-14.00 Screenings: National Short Film Selection 14.00-17.00 Special Screening & Masterclass: “İki Şafak Arasında” / Director: Selman Nacar 17.00-22.00 Screenings: National Short Film Competition Finalists

  • Uşak Üniversitesi Mustafa Kemal Paşa Amfisi11.30-13.00 Special Screening & Presentation: “Videoart Ist” / Curated by Tahir Ün & Devrim Taban 13.00-14.00 Q&A: “Uzak Ayna” (Alican Durbaş & İpek Erden), “Fraktal Para Adam” (Zahid Çetinkaya) 14.00-17.00 Screenings: National Student Films Selection, National Student Films Competition Finalists

  • Uşak Belediyesi Atatürk Kültür Merkezi AKM13.00-17.30 Screenings: National Short Film Competition Finalists 17.30-18.15 Q&A: “İstanbul İstanbul” (Demir İnan & Ulduz Madatkhanova) 18.30-19.30 Q&A: “Kule” (Esme Madra), “Fırtına” (Selen Hayal & Metin Bozkurt) 19.30-20.30 Q&A: “Bahçeler Put Kesildi” (Ali Cabbar & Ezgi Sözmen), “Cehennem Boş Tüm Şeytanlar Burada” (Özgürcan Uzunyaşa, Koray Arıgümüş & Ahmed Hamdi Eren) 20.30-22.30 Screenings: National Short Film Competition Finalists

  • Uşak Müzesi13.00-15.30 Screenings:International Short Film Selection Uluslararası Kısa Film Seçkisi 15.30-16.30 Q&A: Svetlana Stephankovskaya on Acting

  • Uşak İskender Pala İl Halk Kütüphanesi13.30-20.30 Screenings

Day 5 – December, 17 2022

  • Uşak Belediyesi Atatürk Kültür Merkezi11.00-14.00 Screenings: International Short Film Selection 14.00-15.00 Q&A: “Navnişan” (Aram Dildar) 15.00-16.00 Q&A: “Invisible Border” (Maximilian Demets), “Trumpets in the Sky” (Rakan Mayasi) 16.30-18.00 Screening and Q&A: “Searching for home” by Zhannat Alshanova 18.00-19.30 Q&A: “Zoy’s Return” (Adilkhan Yerzhanov) 19.00 Exibition: IX. UFF’s Film Posters

  • Uşak Müzesi12.00-17.00 Screenings: International Short Film Selection

  • Uşak İskender Pala İl Halk Kütüphanesi13.00-17.30 Screenings

  • Uşak Belediyesi Atatürk Kültür Merkezi20.00-21.30Award Ceremony

Day 6 – December 18, 2022

  • Qatar18.00-21.00 Argentina VS France (Since Morocco is not playing, we don’t care about the outcome)

Day 7 – December 19, 2022

  • Kadıköy Belediyesi Barış Manço Kültür Merkezi10.00-11.30 Screening:National Student Films Competition Finalists 11.30-12.30 Screening:Italian Short Films Competition Finalists 12.30-14.00 “Power of acceptance” by Azadeh Masihzadeh 14.00-15.00“Dancing amidst the flames” by Leonardo Martinelli 15.00-15.30 “We Have One Heart” by Katarzyna Warzecha 15.30-17.00 “Editing in Short Film” – Speakers: Fırat Terzioğlu, Özgürcan Uzunyaşa, Tuvana Simin Günay, Melike Kasaplar, Buğra Dedeoğlu

Day 8 – December 20, 2022

  • Kadıköy Belediyesi Barış Manço Kültür Merkezi10.00-17.30 Screening:National Short Film Competition Finalists 17.30-20.00 Screening: Italian Short Films Competition Selection 20.00-21.00 Screening: Italian Short Films Competition Finalists

Day 9 – December 21, 2022

  • Kadıköy Belediyesi Barış Manço Kültür Merkezi10.00-12.30 Screening: International Short Film Competition Finalists 12.30-13.00 Screening: “Godard Etkisi” (Dir: Ali Aytaç Mehmetoğlu), “Kızılcık Dalı” (Dir: Arzu Görgülü), 13.00-14.00 Q&A:“Gece Babamızı Ararken” (Dir: Alkım Özmen), “İntihar Bekçisi” (Dir: Selin Aktaş) 14.00-14.30 Gösterim: “Tundra” (Dir: José Luis Aparicio) 14.30-15.00 Q&A: “VHS” with Alexander Markin 15.00-16.30 Q&A: “Zoy’s Return” with Adilkhan Yerzhanov & Svetlana Stepankovskaya 16.30-17.30 Q&A: “Kule” & “Fırtına” with Esme Madra 17.30-18.30 “3 Hours To Love” by Patricia Nogueira 19.00-20.00 Award & Closing Ceremony