WORLD CINEMA COMPETITION
Narrative films from filmmakers around the world that offers a panorama of contemporary auteur cinema includes films by young talents alongside work by established filmmakers, competing for Yilmaz Guney Award and the New Talent Award.

 

WORLD CINEMA VISIONS
Non-competitive section dedicated to showing outstanding feature, short, and documentary films that offer broad cinematic viewpoints and the world emerging cinema vision.

 

WORLD DOCUMENTARIES
A competitive section showcasing the world documentary films of independent cinema.

WORLD SHORTS
A competitive section showcasing narrative shorts films from all over the world.

 

KURDISH CINEMA COMPETITION
A peak into the various styles and visions within Kurdish cinema, highlighting the films of this year's most talented Kurdish filmmakers as well as the work of established Kurdish directors.

 

KURDISH CINEMA PANORAMA
Non-competitive section showcasing Kurdish films of the year, including feature, shorts and documentaries.

 

KURDISH DOCUMENTARIES
A competitive section offers a look at Kurdish documentary films illuminating the ideas, people, events, and culture that shapes the Kurds life.

 

KURDISH SHORTS
A competitive section showcasing the year's most original voices of Kurdish short films.

 

FOCUS COUNTRY
Each year, this section focuses on a specific country, by showcasing notable films which shaped the cinematic style and characteristic of that country’s cinema.

 

CINEMA FOR PEACE SPOTLIGHT
A Spotlight on films by notable filmmakers or those working within a specific genre, presented by Cinema for Peace annual program.