Tuesday, 9 August 2011

First ‘Crime and Punishment’ festival heads to Istanbul

Istanbul will host the first International Crime and Punishment Film Festival from September 23rd to September 30th.

Organised by the Faculty of Law from Istanbul University and Basaksehir Municipality, the festival theme for this year is ‘Coups’ and will provide audiences an opportunity to see movies that focus on social change and the justice process.

Screening over 100 films from all over the world, the festival aims to provide a great opportunity to compare the different justice systems and social structures deployed in different countries. Bringing to light to differences in approaches they undertake.

This is another first for the city of Istanbul. There have been many festivals and performances in Istanbul recently, this festival will be a great experience for those who go to witness what crime and punishment is like all over the world.


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