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Directors boycott Istanbul Film Festival

In a year when Turkey’s film industry is winning plaudits abroad, it’s also battling censorship at home, prompting dozens of the nation’s most prominent directors to boycott its main festival. More than 100 filmmakers, including the most recent winner of Cannes’ Palme d’Or, Nuri Bilge Ceylan, signed a letter this month alleging censorship at the […]

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