Countdown to Golden Boll kicks off

The 21st International Golden Boll Film Festival will begin on Sept 15. The festival was launched at a press conference held yesterday in Istanbul The 21st International Golden Boll Film Festival will be held this year between Sept. 15 and 21 in Adana, featuring selected films from Turkish and world cinema as well as exhibitions, talks, concerts and workshops.

‘Dry Summer’ selected best movie in Turkish cinema

The first internationally-awarded film of Turkey ‘Susuz Yaz’ (Dry Summer) has been selected as the best film of Turkish cinema during online voting that started in June The online voting, which was initiated by the Culture and Tourism Ministry in June to select the top 100 films of Turkish cinema as part of events marking the 100th anniversary of the country’s cinema, has ended.

Miners rescued after being trapped in Turkish mine

Nine workers who were trapped after a cave-in at a private mining facility in the Black Sea province of Zonguldak on Aug. 12 have been rescued.

The workers, identified as Yüksel Günbel, Ayhan Günbel, Cüneyt Karagünlü, Muhammet Kilitçi, Mustafa Pazarbaşı, Murtaza Pazarcık, Taner Tutal, Müslüm Bayraklı and Ferhat Mangır, were taken to the hospital.