30.09. - 09.10.2021

Ecumenopolis: City Without Limits Turkey, Germany 2011 | 93 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

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Istanbul wants to play in the big leagues. Last year it was the European City of Culture. It has its heart set on winning the 2020 Olympic bid. And the government wants it to be the financial centre of the region. At fifteen million, its population is twice the size of London’s, and looks set to double by 2030. But the lack of planning regulations means that expansion has come without adequate environmental or safety precautions. As one interviewee warns, for Istanbul the future means chaos.

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Original title: Ekümenopolis: Ucu Olmayan Şehir
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: English, Turkish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: İmre Azem
Screenplay: İmre Azem
Producer: Gaye Günay, Stephan Anspichler
Director of Photography: Hakan Yonat, ?enol Altun, İmre Azem
Music: Lari Dilmen, Nilüfer Ormanli
Production Design:
Editor: Eray Ilhan, Arzu Volkan
Sound: 0
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Format: HDCam
German Distributor:
World Sales: Studio Hamburg Distribution & Marketing GmbH | Jenfelder Allee 80 | 22039 Hamburg | Germany | Phone: +49 40 6688-5355 | Email:
Production: York Street Productions International Ltd.


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