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Tunca Arslan

Journalist (Turkey), served as a jury member at many national and international film festivals, became the president of the Cinema Writers Association (SIYAD) between 2010-2013, where he previously served as a member of the board for three terms. He worked as the editor for the Dogan Publishing House (2009-2014) and Kirmizi Kedi Publishing House (2014-2018). Columnist in Aydinlik Newspaper and in Kaynak Publishing House

Expert materials

‘I accuse the United States!’: Ramsey Clark

‘I accuse the United States!’: Ramsey Clark

On the passing away of Ramsey Clark, former US Attorney General and a hero of anti-imperialism.
Maradona: the people’s football player

Maradona: the people’s football player

The media stopped at nothing to turn the "Rebellious Maradona", who was Fidel Castro's close friend, who had a Che Guevera tattoo on his left leg, and who cursed the US operations in South America, into a circus monkey.
War, occupation and the art of cinema: 15 films about the Lebanese civil war

War, occupation and the art of cinema: 15 films about the Lebanese civil war

Here are 15 films that shed light on the Lebanese civil war, the Israeli occupation and the realities of Beirut
“The Message” and “Lion of the Desert”: two gifts to Cinema from Libya

“The Message” and “Lion of the Desert”: two gifts to Cinema from Libya

Today, Libya is one of the few states that is beyond comparison in its apparent relationship with the art of cinema, its distinctive history in the medium, famous directors and national cinema.
Turkish-Syrian cinema friendship must persist

Turkish-Syrian cinema friendship must persist

Although films were already being produced in Syria after 1936 when the independence was gained, Syrian Cinema only began to gain its national identity in the 1960s with the intervention of the state in private productions.
Iranian Cinema: where truth meets imagination

Iranian Cinema: where truth meets imagination

Visiting the World Expo Paris in 1900, The Shah of Iran Muzaffar ad-Din was so impressed by a screening of a film he had watched in a pavilion, that he immediately bought a camera and thus took the first step towards the art in his country