Screening Times of The Guest: Aleppo-Istanbul at the European Film Market within the Berlinale
The Guest: Aleppo-Istanbul will be screened at the European Film Market (EFM) (15 - 23 February) that is held within the activities of the 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale).
The Guest: Aleppo-Istanbul follows the journey of Lena and Meryem during their escape from the war in Syria. Lena is a ten-year-old girl who has lost her family in the war. She finds herself forced to make her way to Turkey with her baby sister and their neighbor Meryem, along with the other refugees. Lena
wants to return home, while Meryem's hope is reach Europe.
The Guest: Aleppo-Istanbul won the Best Feature Film Award and Best Editing Award, to Editor Ahmed Hafez, at the National Feature Films Competition of the International Bosphorus Film Festival. This is the film's second screening in Turkey after screening at the Antalya Film Festival, where it won the
Written and directed by Turkish director Anda√ß Haznederoğlu, The Guest: Aleppo-Istanbul stars Saba Mubarak and child Rawan Skeif, alongside a number of real Syrian refugees who are acting for the first time.
The Guest: Aleppo-Istanbul is a co-production between the Turkish companies; Anda√ß Film Productions, Istanbul Digital (ID) and Istanbul Film Production (IFP); and the Jordanian company Pan East Media. The film project has received financial support from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism. MAD Solutions is handling the film's distribution in the Arab world.
Screening Times of The Guest: Aleppo-Istanbul at the European Film Market (EFM) within the Berlinale
Sunday, February 18 at 09:00 am at CINEMAX 9