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Metruk is selected for the Festival International du Film Merveilleux, Paris

Metruk (The Abandoned) has been selected to be part of the 2nd edition of Festival International du Film Merveilleux to  be held in Paris from June 30 to July 2nd 2011.   It will be  screened  at  Theatre Douze, 6 avenue Maurice Ravel, Paris on 2nd July. 

The Festival promotes films celebrating the imaginary, the wonder and the magic from all over the world. The Talulah Association also organizes short-film and features film events in Paris ( all themes welcome ) as well as film workshops and ecological awareness.

– International short-movies competition

– Quart d’heure Americain : American movies

– Tea Time : English Movies

– Kaléidoscope : International Features, documentaries, short movies (off Competition )

Watch the trailer of the festival

(source: http://festival-film-merveilleux.com//)

The screening schedule of Metruk on CinemAmbiente Film Festival

from the movie Metruk (The Abandoned)

Metruk will be screened at the Panorama Cortometraggi-Short Films Section of the 14th CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival in Turin, Italy. Here is the screening schedule:

CIRCOLO AMENTES

Wednesday, June 1 at: 21:30

BLAH BLAH

Friday, June 3 at 22:30

Metruk is finalist for the National Short Film Festival

9th National Short Film Festival is being organized by Istanbul Short Filmmakers Association was held on 6,7 and 8 of May.  Metruk has been selected as finalist and screened once per day.

Metruk is on IMDb

from the movie Metruk (The Abandoned)

Metruk is listed in the Most Popular Documentaries With Country of Origin Turkey on IMDb (Internet Movie Database).

Click this link to see Metruk’s page on IMDb 

Metruk’s Trailer on IMDb

Metruk is nominated for the “Best International Short Film”at the Swansea Bay Film Festival

Swansea Bay Film Festival (SBFF) will be held in Wales, United Kingdom, May 5-15, 2011.

Metruk (The Abandoned) is selected as finalist and nominated for the category of Best International Short Film Under 30 minutes by being the only short film from Turkey.  It will be screened on Sunday the 8th May at 02:20 p.m. at Venue Blancos, Port Talbot.

Swansea Bay Film Festival climaxes on Sunday May 15th with the Film Festival Gala Awards Banquet in Swansea.

Here is the list of 2011  Swansea Bay Film Festival Award Nominees

Metruk is finalist for the Istanbul International Environmental Short Film Festival

from the movie Metruk (The Abandoned)

Turkey’s first and only environmentally themed short film event, the International Environmental Film Festival in support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Bakırköy Artists Association (Basad) will be achieved through cooperation. 9th Istanbul International Environmental Short Film Festival will be held on  April 27-30, 2011. There is only one competition category which is national and Metruk (The Abandoned) is selected as finalist. 8’den 8’e SAHİLDEKİLER ( COASTLANDERS 8 to 8 ) has won the 3rd Best Documentary Award in the 8th Istanbul International Environmental Short  Film Festival last year.

Here is the Competition List

The South Asian Premiere of “Metruk” is in India on March 8, 2011

from the movie "Metruk"

7th IAWRT Asian Women’s Films Festival is being organized by the International Association for Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT) India Chapter in partnership with India International Centre, Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Delhi and Sangat South Asia. The festival will be held on 5, 7 and 8 of March.

Approximately 50 films are selected for the 7th IAWRT Asian Women’s Films Festival. It’s a lovely coincidence, Metruk will be screened on the International Women’s Day. Such a nice celebration for me!  🙂

Here is the program at the Main Auditorium India International Centre

Metruk @ “Katılımcı Maltepe”

The article about the short experimental documentary Metruk and the abandoned houses around Maltepe Coastline  in Katılımcı Maltepe newspaper:

Upcoming Festival Screenings of Metruk (The Abandoned)

Metruk has been selected for screening at the AMRITSA Film Festivals. Here are the upcoming film festivals Metruk will attend:

Swansea Bay Film Festival 2011

Swansea Bay Film Festival (SBFF) will be held in Wales, United Kingdom, May 7-15, 2011.  Catherine Zeta Jones is patron of the Swansea Bay Film Festival, while Michael Sheen acts as vice president. The initial Screening Schedule for the festival will be announced in March 2011. The Film Festival climaxes on Sunday May 15th with the Film Festival Gala Awards Banquet in Swansea. All entrants irrespective of a category nomination are eligible for the Best in Festival Award.

The Heart of England International Film Festival 2011


The Heart of England International Film Festival will be based in the ancient market town of Tenbury Wells in Worcestershire, United Kingdom between September 7th and 18th 2011. The Royal Oak Hotel and the Crow Hotel are both screening venues and official hotels for the Heart of England International Film Festival.

International Film Festival South Africa


The International Film Festival South Africa will be held on on November 1st to November 5th 2011. The venue of the festival is the Howick Falls Hotel, Howick,  KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.

International Film Festival Ireland


The International Film Festival Ireland (IFFI) will take place between September 1st and 9th 2011 in Clonmel, Tipperary, Ireland.  Will Nugent is the Festival Director. The list of Category Nominees will be published in July 2011.

Best of Luck to Metruk! 😉

Metruk @ “Kadıköy Life Magazine”

News about Metruk’s selection for the 7th IAWRT Asian Women’s Films Festival , New Delhi-India

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