Censorship at the Golden Orange Film Festival: What’s going on?

The Festival’s censorship against the documentary “The Decree” (Kanun Hükmü) was met with disapproval and solidarity from the arts community. After the jury members resigned, many directors and producers withdrew their films from the festival. Subsequently, the documentary was taken back to the festival. This time the Ministry of Culture and Tourism withdrew its support from the festival, accusing it of “terror propaganda”

BEKSAV’s Pride movie screening banned by district-governor

Kadıköy District Governorate banned the Science Aesthetics Culture Art Research Foundation (BEKSAV) Cinema Collective’s Pride movie screening which was planned as part of Pride Month. District Governorate banned the screening on grounds of “public morality”, “maintaining public order” and “prevention of crime”. Audience members who came to watch the movie were detained