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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

 

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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
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