Wednesday, March 6, 2019

A Brief History of Turkish Cinema

The Turkish movie house traced its beginnings from a private show in Paris on celestial latitude 22, 1895 at the Grand Caf by French brothers, Louis and Auguste Lumiere. Similar such shows came to misfire at the Sultans Court, Yildz Palace and other public ones bid that of Sigmund Weinberg at the Sponecks Beerhouse in Galatasarays Square.In 1914, The Destruction of the Russian repository at Avastefonas is acknowledged to be the first ever Turkish motion picture. This was a 150 meter long documentary by Fuat Uzkinav, an army officer.The film The Marriage of Master Himmet was began in 1914 but took long to finish because the actors served in the war of the Dardanelles. It was finally completed in 1918, when Uzkinav took over from Weinberg, who first worked on the project. Several other films, mostly on World War I were shot. In 1922 the first film company was formed. Muhsin Ertugrul, a theater creative person switched to film direction.He made a total of 30 films in the complete stretch of his cinematic career. His important works included the 1923 Shirt of attempt which was about the war for independence, starred by the first female artist, the 1931 The Streets in Istanbul, the first film to use a soundtrack, and A Nation Awakes in 1932.The influence of theater can be seen in his films. Muhsin became a really important figure of the cinema industry. In the 1950s cinema took its aver form. Lutfu Akad led the pack of new directors. The theme of most films of the era was societal problems. In the 1960s the advent of television had disadvantageous effects on cinema. movietic films during the period dealt with the companionable and economic themes. In the 1980s the articulate supported the cinema industry. Turkish films earned international recognition. These films were on social and psychological subjects as nearly as womens rights. The films in the mid-nineties were fewer but they were of superior quality than before due to advances in technology, trai ning available, international awards and state support. Theaters and big cinemas emerge, visual aspects were given focus, and outside theaters grew.For a while television and videos took the attention away from cinemas, but conflicting films from Europe and the US substituted for the lack of local films. The current status of Turkish cinema strikes a balance with the states support of the European Cinema Union and Turkish partnerships with foreign ventures. There is also a noted growth in the number of movie theaters as well as in the positive developments and changes in theater as well.BibliographyTurkish Cinema History. (2005). Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism Internet Available from http//www.kutur.gov.tr/EN/BelgeGostner.aspx Accessed 17 November 2008

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