Monday, August 27, 2007

Fall 2007 Events

Turkish Movie Night - 6
Saturday, September 29, 2007
9:00pm, Campus Center Terrace Lounge
İstanbul Kanatlarımın Altında “İstanbul Under My Wings”
The story takes us back to the 17th century İstanbul, and the powerful times of the Ottoman Empire under the rule of Sultan Murad IV. Interesting life and love story of Hezarfen Ahmet Celebi, one of the first aviators to have succeeded in flying with artificial wings. (IMDb)

Turkish Movie Night - 7
Saturday, October 20, 2007
9:00pm, Campus Center Terrace Lounge
Selvi Boylum, Al Yazmalım “The Girl with the Red Scarf”
A classic and endlessly watchable love story that never dates… Inspired by the novel of acclaimed Soviet writer Cengiz Aytmatov, Atıf Yılmaz adapts one of history's greatest love stories to the screen with the greatest finesse. It is said, in fact, that the French poet Aragon described The Girl With The Red Scarf as "the world's greatest love story." (IMDb)

Turkish Movie Night - 8
Saturday, November 17, 2007
9:00pm, Campus Center Terrace Lounge
Hokkabaz “The Trickster”
In his latest film, the enormously popular Turkish comedian Cem Yılmaz plays the struggling magician İskender. The only person who believes in him is his childhood friend Maradona and together they dream of a better life. They embark on a tour of Anatolia to escape the hustle and bustle of İstanbul's streets, and to make as much money as possible. (IMDb)

Culture through Food
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
5:00pm, Chapel House
The end-of-semester MCAA event with food from different parts of the globe! Prizes for the top three of a 'Show and Tell' (Dürüms “gyros” and lokums “Turkish delights” are served)