Home
 
Translate
 
Contact us:
 
Publisher
Gerard Mc Keon
 
Editor-in-Chief
Joyce Brooks
 
Features
Black Tie China
 
Black Tie Philippines
 
Nightlife With
Rose Billings
 
Celebrity Philanthropy
Celebrity Philanthropy News
 
Society News
Society News
New York Society
Palm Beach Society
International Society
Hampton Society
Las Vegas Society
West Coast Society
U.S. Society
 
Save The Date
Save the Date
Directory
 
November 2014
December 2014
The Season
Listing Non-Profit Events
 
Philanthropy News
Featured Foundations
Philanthropy  Giving
Foundation Directory
 
Entrepreneurial & Philanthropy Awards
 
Featured
Event Resources
Event Resource Directory
Event Talent Directory
 
Black Tie
Recommended
Lifestyle Selection
Antiques
Art
Beauty
Cars
Couture Fashion
Crowdfunding
Fine Wines
Friends of Black Tie
 Health & Wellness
Interior Design
Investigative Services
Jewelry
Kids on Location
Legal Services
Luxury Yachts
Pet Services
Private Air
 Real Estate
Recommended Reading
Restaurant Reviews
Single Friendly Events
Social Announcements
Technology
Theater/Arts
Travel
Wealth Management
 
 
Michelle - Marie Heinemann
Connie Kwan-Wong
 
Share this Page
 
Promote Your Business or Foundation:
Advertising
Co-Hosting Events
 
Featured Foundations
Listing Non-Profit Events
 
Promote your Services
Feature your Talent
 
Friends of
Black Tie
Add your e-mail
for invitations to  our
exclusive
Friends of Black Tie Events

 
Friends of Black Tie
 
 
Black Tie Classic
Current Issue
Diana Issue
Jacqueline Kennedy
Back Issues
More Back Issues
Black Tie TV
Online Store 1
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arts and Theater 1
E-mail this page to your friends
Black Tie International:
The Space Between:  A Panorama of Cinema in Turkey
 


Director Rasit Celikezer whose film "CAN" opened the Turkish film retrospective on Friday, April 17th.  His film was the first film from Turkey to be accepted at the Sundance Film Festival and received the "Special Jury Prize for Artistic Vision."

 

Director Rasit Celikezer whose film "CAN" opened the Turkish film retrospective on Friday, April 17th.  His film was the first film from Turkey to be accepted at the Sundance Film Festival and received the "Special Jury Prize for Artistic Vision."

 

 

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER AND THE MOON AND STARS PROJECT OF THE AMERICAN TURKISH SOCIETY PRESENT

“THE SPACE BETWEEN: A PANORAMA OF CINEMA
 IN TURKEY”

APRIL 27-MAY 10

THE LARGEST RETROSPECTIVE OF FILMS FROM TURKEY EVER TO BE SHOWN IN THE UNITED STATES

 

NEW YORK, NY  - The Space Between: A Panorama of Cinema in Turkey is the largest retrospective of films from Turkey to be presented in the United States. The retrospective is produced by The Moon and Stars Project of The American Turkish Society and the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The program includes more than 25 films and runs from Friday, April 27 through Thursday, May 10, presenting award winning Turkish films from the 1950s to the present.

Program Director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Richard Peña said, “Turkey has an extraordinarily rich cinematic tradition that, despite the growing importance of that country on the world stage, has remained largely unknown to even the most dedicated American film goers. This 29-film series focuses especially on the many socially-engaged works--works often made under difficult and even dangerous conditions--that offered a counterpoint to Turkey's prolific commercial cinema.” 

Opening night kicks off on Friday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. with the New York premiere of Can (2011) directed by Raşit Çelikezer. The film was Turkey’s first ever entry at the Sundance Film Festival, receiving the “Special Jury Prize for Artistic Vision.” This modern day love story, based in Istanbul, relates a heart wrenching tale of a young couple faced with infertility, who plot to illegally buy a child. Their plan appears to be successful until the wife finds herself incapable of accepting the child as her own. The Closing Night film, Özcan Alper’s The Future Lasts Forever (2011), will screen on May 10 and is the story of an Istanbul music student who travels the country to record traditional music and confront her past.

Other films chosen for the rare retrospective show how Turkish cinema, like the country, embraces both the East and the West. The filmmakers are influenced by American and European traditions while incorporating ideas from Egyptian – and more recently - Iranian cinema. Yeşilçam (“Green pine”) is a metonym for the Turkish film industry, similar to Hollywood. The name is derived from Yeşilçam Street in Istanbul where many actors, directors, and crew members were based.  As in Italy and Japan, the existence of a thriving popular cinema inspired filmmakers to create more personal works. Several of the filmmakers moved back and forth between Yeşilçam and more personal projects.

Yeşilçam’s heyday was from the 1950s – 1970s, when 250 – 350 films were produced.  The retrospective features notable films from this era including O Beautiful Istanbul (1966) by Atıf Yılmaz, a bittersweet comedy about the chance friendship between a failed, but wise street photographer and a peasant girl, who has run away to Istanbul to become an actress.  Other films from that period include Metin Erksan’s Revenge of the Snakes (1962), one of the first examples of social realism through its depiction of social injustices and economic hardships faced by a poor farmer and Dry Summer (1964) the bitter struggle between two brothers set in a rural farming community. Dry Summer won the Golden Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival and signaled to the film world that Turkey was an important player on the international stage.

Films by director Yılmaz Güney, who was one of the most iconic movie stars in Turkey in the 1970s (later to be imprisoned and forced to go abroad), include Elegy (1971) depicting the lives of four smugglers juxtaposed with the quiet determination of a woman doctor and Hope (1970) where a poor carriage driver invests all his hope in lottery tickets. One of Güney’s darkest films, The Road (1982) is a co-effort scripted and monitored by Güney from prison with the help of Şerif Gören. It tells the story of five prisoners who are given one-week leave to see their families. This “road movie” was smuggled out of the country and singled out for awards by the London Critics Circle, the French Syndicate of Cinema Critics and Golden Palm Award at Cannes. Another director of the Güney school is Ali Özgentürk, whose film Hazal (1979) shows the despair of rural life when a recently widowed woman is forced by her in-laws to marry her deceased husband’s twelve-year-old brother.

The program also presents the city of Istanbul as a beautiful, yet at times evil place, where dreams collide. The earliest of these films is Three Friends (1958) directed by Memduh Ün .It is a story of three young men living in a dilapidated mansion. They befriend a blind girl and plot how they will find a way to pay for surgery that will allow her to see again.

My Cinemas (1990) features the work of three women: director Gülsün Karamustafa, writer Füruzan, and star Hülya Avşar. A young woman looks to escape poverty by losing herself in the movies.  Don’t Let Them Shoot the Kite (1989) directed by Tunç Başaran is a cult classic. It is a prison melodrama centered on women in an Istanbul prison from different walks of life and a little boy who grows up among them. In Somersault in a Coffin (1996), by Derviş Zaim, the Bosphorus is the city’s showpiece and those living on its margins tell their stories.

The literature of Turkey is captured on film with Motherland Hotel (1987) based on a novel by Yusuf Atılgan. Director Ömer Kavur’s dark drama of loneliness and obsession captures a mysterious woman’s promise to a lonely hotel keeper that causes his mental breakdown. Kavur was one of the first generation of directors coming from a film school background. He also directed The Secret Face (1991) based on “The Black Book” by Nobel Prize winning author Orhan Pamuk, which received the Best Film award at the Istanbul Film Festival and the Montreal New Cinema Festival.  Atıf Yılmaz’s The Girl with the Red Scarf (1977) inspired by Kyrgyz writer Cengiz Aytmatov, is a love story about a man who leaves his family only to come back years later demanding his wife and child return to him. 

The best Turkish auteur cinema can offer is Climates (2006) by internationally acclaimed filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan.  Cited as a masterpiece at the Cannes Festival, the climates of two towns on opposite ends of Turkey are the backdrop for the tumultuous relationship between the main characters.

The Space Between: A Panorama of Cinema in Turkey will feature Q & A’s with stars after the screenings as well as a panel discussion “The Space Between: The Trajectory of Cinema in Turkey” to be held at the Walter Reade Theater on Sunday, April 29 at 2:45PM. All films are in Turkish with English subtitles and will be shown at the Walter Reade and Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center (Howard Gilman Theater).

The retrospective is made possible through the generosity of lead sponsor Chobani and the company's charitable arm, the Sherherd’s Gift Foundation, as well as other sponsors, Ramerica International and The Marmara-Manhattan. The program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and by a generous grant from Ramerica Foundation.  The organizers would like to extend special thanks to Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Consulate General of Turkey in New York.

Tickets are on sale both at the box office and on-line Thursday. Discounts are available for students, seniors and Film Society members. Read more about The Film Society of Lincoln Center.

  

Films and Descriptions for

THE SPACE BETWEEN: A PANORAMA OF CINEMA IN TURKEY


OPENING NIGHT

CAN (2011) 106min

Director: Raşit Çelikezer

Country: Turkey
Winner at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for Artistic Achievement, Can begins as a contemporary couple, Ayşe and Cemal, struggle to find a way to conceive a child together. When modern medicine comes up short, they resort to illegal means, but the stress eventually causes the couple’s relationship to unravel. Meanwhile, a single mother is raising her little boy, Can, in something less than ideal fashion.
Friday, April 27 at 6:30PM

 

CLOSING NIGHT

FUTURE LASTS FOREVER (Gelecek Uzun Sürer) (2011) 108min

Director: Özcan Alper

Countries: Germany/France/Turkey
Sumru, an ethnomusicologist, leaves her university in Istanbul and sets off for Diyarbakır in southeast Turkey, where she plans to record the elegies of those (mainly women) who have lost loved ones in the ongoing Turkish-Kurdish conflict. Yet the journey has another purpose, even if Sumru can’t admit it to herself: to find the man she herself loved and “lost.” Along the way she meets Ahmet, also wounded by the war, a street vendor who sells bootleg DVDs.  Each comes to recognize the ongoing grief in the other, and as they probe their respective wounds they provide an outline of the great wound that continues to bleed the nation.
Thursday, May 10 at 8:10PM

 

 

CLIMATES (İklimler) (2006) 101min

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Countries: Turkey/France
Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s NYFF hit Once Upon a Time in Anatolia was a favorite among audiences with a mournfully droll Turkish analysis of male melancholy. Ceylan moves metaphorically and meteorologically from the warmth of western Turkey to the snowy cold of its eastern border in this visually stunning tale of a couple’s break-up and the aftermath.
Monday, May 7 at 3:30PM and Tuesday, May 8 at 8:30PM


 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFESSION (İtiraf) (2002) 100min

Director: Zeki Demirkubuz

Country: Turkey
Screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival, Confession brings a chilling, Dostoevskian feel to its searing look at the disintegration of a marriage. Harun (Taner Birsel) and Nilgün (Başak Köklükaya) have been married for seven years. Their relationship seems uneventful enough, with little outward strife. Then Harun suspects his wife of having an affair, and he begins to draw apart from her. Yet he fears that confronting her might actually bring the affair into the open—or end the marriage.
Sunday, May 6 at 5:45PM and Thursday, May 10 at 4:10PM

CROSSING THE BRIDGE: THE SOUND OF ISTANBUL (İstanbul Hatırası: Köprüyü Geçmek)
(2005) 90min  

Director: Fatih Akın

Countries: Germany/Turkey
Crossroads between Europe and Asia, eastern and western cultures, as well as the former seat of a major empire—it’s little surprise that Turkey’s greatest city has developed an astonishingly rich and varied musical scene. Award-winning director Fatih Akın (Head On, The Edge of Heaven) takes us on a breathtaking tour of the sights and especially the sounds of Istanbul: you get to meet and hear Turkish rappers, Roma jazz musicians and traditional Kurdish singers, not to mention neo-psychedelic bands such as Baba Zula and various street performers.
Saturday, April 28 at 10:20PM and Thursday, May 10 at 6:15PM

DESPITE EVERYTHING (Herşeye Rağmen)
(1988) 87min

Director: Orhan Oǧuz

Country: Turkey
Released from prison for unspecified offenses, Hasan (Talat Bulut) finds himself unable to reenter or even recognize the society into which he emerges. Even the most basic communication with other people is a challenge, and Hasan increasingly draws into himself. He finds a job as the driver of a hearse for one of Istanbul’s churches—a seemingly perfect job for someone trying to disappear in plain sight—but then he meets a woman and her son, and together they rekindle some kind of spark in Hasan’s life.
Saturday, April 28 at 5:30PM and Friday, May 4 at 3:00PM

DON’T LET THEM SHOOT THE KITE (Uçurtmayı Vurmasınlar)
(1989) 100min Director: Tunç Başaran

Country: Turkey
When a woman is sent to prison for drug smuggling, Barış, her young son, is sent with her, as is the custom in Turkey. Inside this all-women’s penitentiary, Barış searches for companionship and guidance—and finds them both in the form of Inci (Nur Sürer), a political prisoner with whom he forms a very special bond.  
Saturday, May 5 at 5:00PM and Tuesday, May 8 at 2:00PM

DRY SUMMER (Susuz Yaz)
(1963) 81min

Director: Metin Erksan

Country: Turkey
Winner of the Golden Bear at the 1964 Berlin Film Festival, Dry Summer is the story of two brothers, Hasan and Osman, whose land contains the water source that irrigates all the surrounding farms. The land is fertile, and all is peaceful until an exceptionally arid summer puts pressure on the water supply. Osman decides to close down access to the water for his fellow farmers, who band together to fight him; although preoccupied with his upcoming wedding, it’s left to Hasan to try to reestablish peace before it’s too late.

Saturday, April 28 at 1:30PM and Tuesday, May 1 at 2:15PM.

ELEGY (Ağıt)
(1971) 80min

Director: Yılmaz Güney

Country: Turkey
In this return to territory explored in earlier films such as Law of the Border, Yılmaz Güney--again working as director, writer and lead actor--offers a tale about smugglers working in southeastern Turkey. Çobanoǧlu is a former peasant who took to smuggling in order to survive, made notorious by his success in eluding capture. The locals compete with each other to give information on Çobanoǧlu to the authorities for a price, while the landowners aren’t above hiring him for some of their own dirty work.

Wednesday, May 2 at 2:00PM and Friday, May 4 at 6:45PM

 

40 SQUARE METERS OF GERMANY (40m Almanya) (1986) 81min

Director: Tevfik Başer

Country: West Germany
Established as a guest worker in Germany, Dursun brings his young wife Turna from Anatolia. Scared that she’ll get lost in the big city where she doesn’t speak the language or know the customs, Dursun demands that she stay home all day, making Turna’s experience of her new country the 40 square meters trapped between the walls of their tiny apartment. Brought up to obey men, Turna tries to adjust to her new life, her only communication with the outside world being shared gazes with a young girl who lives across the way.
Friday, May 4 at 5:00PM and Saturday, May 5 at 1:30PM

 

HAZAL (1981) 90min

Director: Ali Özgentürk

Country: Turkey
The wonderful Türkan Şoray stars as the title character in this internationally acclaimed chronicle of a collision between tradition and modernity. The son of a wealthy, respected family seeks the hand of Hazal; unexpectedly, soon after her marriage, her husband dies. According to custom, as the deceased family had paid dowry for Hazal, she must marry the next male sibling—which in this case, happens to be an 11-year old boy. Trapped by the obligations imposed on her and her own romantic stirrings, Hazal is forced to choose what future lies ahead.
Saturday, April 28 at 3:15PM and Thursday, May 3 at 1:00PM

 

HOPE (Umut) (1970) 100min

Director: Yılmaz Güney

Director: Turkey
With Hope, Yılmaz Güney—already a popular screen actor—became a major director as well, blending together several of the richest currents in Turkey’s socially engaged cinema into a work that remains as powerful today as when first screened. Cabbar (played by Güney himself) supports his family by driving a broken-down horse-drawn wagon, but competition from taxis threatens to put him out of business. At wit’s end, Cabbar starts to search for a hidden treasure with the aid of a hodja, a mystic.

Tuesday, May 1 at 4:00PM and Wednesday, May 2 at 6:15PM

JOURNEY TO THE SUN (Güneşe Yolculuk)
(1999) 104min

Director: Yeşim Ustaoğlu

Countries: Turkey/Netherlands/Germany
Mehmet, a recent arrival to the teeming city, is fortunate. He has a shared room, a possible girlfriend and a neat job as a diviner for Istanbul’s municipal water system. He meets Berzan, a street music vendor familiar with the metropolis, and his moral education begins. Berzan is a Kurd, harassed by the authorities, and Mehmet’s friendship with him combined with his own “dark skin” puts Mehmet at extreme risk. Yeşim Ustaoğlu, an architect turned filmmaker, takes her characters on a journey east out of Istanbul into a ravishing and war-ravaged landscape close to the Iraqi border. Winner of the Best European Film Award at the 1999 Berlin Film Festival.
Saturday, April 28 at 7:50PM and Tuesday, May 8 at 4:00PM

 

KOSMOS (2010) 122min

Director: Reha Erdem

Countries: Turkey/Bulgaria
A mysterious stranger comes running out of a barren, snow-covered landscape; hearing screams, he heads to the river bank and saves a young boy who’s fallen in the swift currents. Although assumed to be dead, the boy is somehow revived by the stranger; later, the stranger, who calls himself Kosmos, is led by the boy’s grateful father and sister to a nearby town, where the locals greet him as a hero.
Wednesday, May 9 at 8:45PM

LAW OF THE BORDER (Hudutların Kanunu)
(1966) 71min

Director: Lütfi Ö. Akad

Country: Turkey
On the surface, Law of the Border, is an action-packed, exciting smuggling drama with a powerful central performance by Yılmaz Güney. Yet beyond the genre elements lays a searing critique of social conditions in southeastern Turkey, where lack of education, joblessness and general hopelessness have left the population little choice but to become outlaws in order to survive.

Tuesday, May 1 at 8:15PM and Friday, May 4 at 1:00PM

MOTHERLAND HOTEL (Anayurt Oteli)
(1987) 110min

Director: Ömer Kavur

Country: Turkey
Zebercet (a beautiful performance by Macit Koper) runs a small provincial hotel that’s seen better days but still exudes a certain charm. One day, a beautiful, somewhat mysterious woman from Ankara comes to spend the night. She and Zebercet engage in some light conversation, and she promises that she’ll return to the hotel “next week” for a longer stay. But the week passes, and then another, and time begins to weigh more and more heavily on Zebercet, driving him further into his own thoughts and fantasies.

Thursday, May 3 at 5:00PM and at 9:15PM

MY AUNT (Teyzem)
(1987) 81min

Director: Halit Refiǧ

Country: Turkey
One of the giants of filmmaking in Turkey, Halit Refiǧ created one of his finest works with this searing drama based on a screenplay by respected writer (and later filmmaker) Ümit Ünal. Üftade (Müjde Ar) has long been the object of men’s fury. In childhood, her stepfather constantly abused her, and later her marriage descends into vicious psychological domination. Throughout the years, her suffering is witnessed by her nephew who, despite his warm feelings for his aunt, nevertheless feels helpless to do anything about her condition.
Friday, April 29 at 6:45 PM and Wednesday, May 9 at 2:35PM


THE GIRL WITH THE RED SCARF (Selvi Boylum Al Yazmalım)
(1977) 90min

Director: Atıf Yılmaz

Country: Turkey
The Girl with the Red Scarf
begins as truck driver Ilyas (Kadir Inanır) hauls a load of sand and gravel to a construction site; along the way he meets Asya (Türkan Şoray), a beautiful young woman from the countryside. Smitten, the couple run off together. At first all is fine: a son is born, and they set about creating a life together. But then Ilyas loses his job, and starts to slip away, drifting into alcohol and the arms of other women. Asya leaves him and eventually meets Cemşit, an older man eager to marry her and adopt her son. But just at it seems life is settling down for Asya, Ilyas reappears.

Wednesday, May 2 at 3:45 p.m. and Saturday, May 5 at 3:15 p.m.


MY CINEMAS (Benim Sinemalarım)
(1990) 100min

Directors: Füruzan and Gülsün Karamustafa

Country: Turkey
Nesbibe lives with her parents on the outskirts of Istanbul; the family is poor, and her consistently unemployed father often takes out his frustration on the rest of the family. Nesbibe knows that there has to be something more to life, and she finds it—at the movies. As she recalls her childhood and adolescence, her own memories merge with scenes from the dozens of musicals, melodramas and romances she saw to fill her days and to escape the desperation of her home life.
Sunday, May 6 at 1:30PM and Wednesday, May 9 at 4:15PM.

O BEAUTIFUL ISTANBUL (Ah, Güzel Istanbul)
(1966) 97min

Director: Atıf Yılmaz

Country: Turkey
The lovely Ayşe (Ayla Algan) moves from her country village to Istanbul in the hope of becoming an actress; there she acquires a boyfriend/manager/director who has other ideas about how she should use her good looks and talent. One day Ayşe meets Hasmet (Sadri Alışık), a grumpy, world-weary street photographer descended from a good family but having fallen on hard times. Haşmet takes it upon himself to cure the young woman of what he sees as her blind optimism, but some of it begins to rub off on the old cynic.
Friday, April 27 at 3:50PM and Monday, April 30 at 6:30PM

ON FERTILE LANDS (Bereketli Topraklar Üzerinde)
(1979) 115min

Director: Erden Kıral

Country: Turkey
Three friends decide to abandon their poverty-stricken village and try their luck in Çukurova, a cotton-growing region in southern Turkey. Their search for better lives leads them from construction sites to factories to cotton fields, as they discover at every turn a system designed for exploitation and the frustration of their dreams.
Thursday, May 3 at 7:00PM.

REVENGE OF THE SNAKES (Yılanların Öcü)
(1962) 108min

Director: Metin Erksan

Country: Turkey
A landmark in the history of filmmaking in Turkey whose importance has been compared to that of Open City for Italian cinema, Metin Erksan’s masterpiece cast a sharp gaze on the life in the backlands of Turkey’s eastern region. When the construction of a new house causes a dispute among neighbors, the fragile social fabric of a village comes undone, as rivalries, fears, and old, unsettled scores start to emerge.
Monday, April 30 at 4:15PM and at 8:30PM

 

SECRET FACE (Gizli Yüz) (1991) 115min

Director: Ömer Kavur

Country: Turkey
Adapted by Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk from his novel The Black Book, Secret Face introduces us to a young photographer who spends each night haunting late-night Istanbul cafes, capturing on film the faces he meets in the shadows. The audience for his work is a mysterious woman, who scans his photographs in search of a certain face. At last she seems to find it, on a clockmaker working in a provincial town, and she sends the photographer off to find him. But soon this woman also disappears, setting the photographer off on a search that will bring him into an increasingly mysterious space made up equally of the physical world and the recesses of his own consciousness.

Friday, April 27 at 1:30PM and Sunday, May 6 at 3:30PM.

SOMERSAULT IN A COFFIN (Tabutta Rövaşata)
(1996) 76min

Director: Derviş Zaim

Country: Turkey
Writer/director Derviş Zaim focuses his camera on a rarely seen side of Turkish life with the alternately darkly comic and unsettling Somersault in a Coffin. Mahsun, unemployed and homeless, steals cars to keep warm in winter and sponges off his friends for food. A sympathetic fisherman tries to help by paying Mahsun's tab at a local café, and arranging a job for him there. But Mahsun's attention soon drifts to Rumelihisar Castle, a tourist attraction of this very old neighborhood, and the fifty peacocks that occupy the grounds.

Friday, April 27 at 9:15PM and Wednesday, May 9 at 1:00PM

STEAM: THE TURKISH BATH (Hamam)
(1997) 94min

Director: Ferzan Özpetek

Countries: Italy/Turkey/Spain
The thin curtain of steam rising from the floor of a traditional Istanbul hamam (steam bath) provides an apt symbol for a film concerned with the permeable boundaries between nations, cultures and people. A Turkish director and longtime resident of Italy (frequently featured in our annual Open Roads: New Italian Cinema series), Ferzan Özpetek burst on the international scene with Steam: The Turkish Bath. Francesco, a young Italian designer with a rocky marriage, discovers that an aunt whom he’d never met has left him property in Istanbul in her will. That property turns out to be a hamam, and although Francesco at first plans to sell it, the building, the city and a budding sexual attraction soon make him reconsider.

Sunday, April 29 at 4:30PM and Monday, May 7 at 1:30PM

 

 

SUMMER BOOK (Tatil Kitabı) (2008) 92min

Director: Seyfi Teoman

Country: Turkey
In a quiet, beautiful town on the Mediterranean coast, children play in the ruins of an old fort, and life goes on at its own pace. But beneath the surface, at least for the family of 10-year old Ali, tensions are brewing. His older brother is looking for a way out of military academy; his divorced uncle seems to grow more eccentric by the day. Meanwhile, Ali’s mother grows suspicious of her husband’s increasingly frequent business trips. And for Ali, something has to be done about the bullies forever picking on him. These narrative currents suddenly all come together when Ali’s father suffers a cerebral hemorrhage, and each member of the family has to redefine his or her role within it.

Wednesday, May 9 at 6:20PM

THREE FRIENDS (Ũç Arkadaş)
(1958) 90min

Director: Memduh Ũn

Country: Turkey
Three friends live practically on the streets of Istanbul, cadging small jobs every now and then to make ends meet but mainly enjoying each other and the carefree life. Then they meet Gül (Muhterem Nur), a beautiful blind girl who has given up all hope. Trying to boost her spirits, the friends decide to pretend that they’re actually wealthy socialites who together share a classic villa in a posh part of town. The ruse works, for a while, but the friends begin to fear what will happen when Gül discovers the truth.

Sunday, April 29 at 1:00PM and Monday, April 30 at 2:15PM.

VIZONTELE
(2001) 110min

Directors: Yılmaz Erdoğan and Ömer Faruk Sorak

Country: Turkey
Based on the childhood memories of co-director and star Yılmaz Erdoğan (recently seen in Once Upon a time in Anatolia as the police inspector), Vizontele chronicles the price of change in a small village in southeastern Turkey. The village mayor seeks to exert strict control over his electorate; his principal opponent is Latif, an opportunist who runs open air film screenings. But the villagers are growing tired of Latif’s recycled movies, and the mayor decides to break Latif’s monopoly by introducing the village’s first TV set—which is when the battle (and the fun) really begins.

Sunday, April 29 at 9:00PM and Thursday, May 10 at 2:00PM

 

THE ROAD (Yol) (1982) 111min

Director: Şerif Gören

Countries: Turkey/Switzerland/France
Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes, this most famous of all Turkish films starts in a prison, where those prisoners who have served at least a third of their time are given a week’s furlough to go home. Yet, as the film makes shockingly clear, going outside the prison walls doesn’t necessarily end one’s personal incarceration. Directed from a highly detailed screenplay by Yılmaz Güney (who was in jail at the time) by his close collaborator Şerif Gören, Yol renders each of its five principal stories with sympathy and clarity, creating a vibrant, visceral sense of prisoners’ world, while offering insights into their dreams and fears. Thursday, May 3 at 2:50PM and Friday, May 4 at 8:30PM



 

Complete Schedule for
“The Space Between: A Panorama of Cinema in Turkey

 

Friday, April 27

1:30PM          SECRET FACE (115min)

3:50PM          O BEAUTIFUL ISTANBUL (97min)

6:30PM          CAN (106min)

9:15PM          SOMERSAULT IN A COFFIN (76min)

 

Saturday, April 28

1:30PM          DRY SUMMER (81min)

3:15PM          HAZAL (90min)

5:30PM          DESPITE EVERYTHING (96min)

7:50PM          JOURNEY TO THE SUN (104min) 

10:20PM        CROSSING THE BRIDGE: THE SOUND OF ISTANBUL (90min)

 

Sunday, April 29

1:00PM          THREE FRIENDS (90min)

2:45PM         Panel Discussion: The Space Between: The Trajectory of Turkish Cinema

4:30PM         STEAM: THE TURKISH BATH (94min) 

6:45PM          MY AUNT (90 min)

9:00PM          VIZONTELE (110 min)

 

Monday, April 30    

2:15PM          THREE FRIENDS (90min)

4:15PM          REVENGE OF THE SNAKES (108min)

6:30PM          O BEAUTIFUL ISTANBUL (97min)

8:30PM          REVENGE OF THE SNAKES (108min)

 

Tuesday, May 1         

2:15PM          DRY SUMMER (81min)

4:00PM          HOPE (100min)

8:15PM          LAW OF THE BORDER (71min)

 

Wednesday, May 2    

2:00PM          ELEGY (82min)

3:45PM          THE GIRL WITH THE RED SCARF (90min)

6:15PM          HOPE (100min)

 

Thursday, May 3         

1:00PM          HAZAL (90min)

2:50PM          THE ROAD (111min)

5:00PM          MOTHERLAND HOTEL (101min)

7:00PM          ON FERTILE LAND (115min)

9:15PM          MOTHERLAND HOTEL (101min)

 

Friday, May 4                

1:00PM          LAW OF THE BORDER (71min)

3:00PM          DESPITE EVERYTHING (96 min)

5:00PM          40 SQUARE METERS OF GERMANY (80 min)

6:45PM          ELEGY (82min)

8:45PM          THE ROAD (111min)

                                          

Saturday, May 5              

1:30PM          40 SQUARE METERS OF GERMANY (80min)

(at the Howard Gilman Theater)                           

3:15PM          THE GIRL WITH THE RED SCARF (90min)

                        (at the Howard Gilman Theater)

5:00PM          DON’T LET THEM SHOOT THE KITE (100min)

                        (at the Howard Gilman Theater)                            

                                             

Sunday, May 6               

1:30PM          MY CINEMAS (100min)

(at the Howard Gilman Theater)                           

3:30PM          SECRET FACE (115min)

                        (at the Howard Gilman Theater)

5:45PM          CONFESSION (100min)

                        (at the Howard Gilman Theater)

 

Monday, May 7       

1:30PM          STEAM: THE TURKISH BATH (94min)

3:30PM          CLIMATES (101min)

 

Tuesday, May 8

2:00PM          DON’T LET THEM SHOOT THE KITE (100min)

4:00PM          JOURNEY TO THE SUN (104min)

8:30PM          CLIMATES (101min)

 

 

Wednesday, May 9        

1:00PM          SOMERSAULT IN A COFFIN (76min)

2:35PM          MY AUNT (90min)

4:15PM          MY CINEMAS (100min)

6:20PM          SUMMER BOOK (92 min)  

8:45PM          KOSMOS (122min)

 

Thursday, May 10           

2:00PM          VIZONTELE (110min)

4:10PM          CONFESSION (100min)

6:15PM          CROSSING THE BRIDGE: THE SOUND OF ISTANBUL (90min)

8:10PM          FUTURE LASTS FOREVER (108min)

 

Moon and Stars Project of the American Turkish Society

The Moon and Stars Project was founded in 2002 in New York as a not-for-profit, all-volunteer organization, dedicated to promoting greater cultural interaction between the United States and Turkey, and highlighting the changing face of Turkey’s arts and culture scene. In 2011, following a decade of unprecedented arts and culture programs, Moon and Stars Project became the culture division of The American Turkish Society, America’s oldest not-for-profit organization, founded in 1949, seeking to enhance economic, diplomatic, educational and cultural ties between Turkey and the United States.

 

Moon and Stars Project offers year-round programming including traditional and contemporary programs in music, visual arts, literature, theater and film, as well as project sponsorships, grants and scholarships, for emerging and established artists.

 

One of its flagship programs is the New York Turkish Film Festival, which has screened over 200 films in its 12-year history.

 

Film Society of Lincoln Center

Under the leadership of Rose Kuo, Executive Director, and Richard Peña, Program Director, the Film Society of Lincoln Center offers the best in international, classic and cutting-edge independent cinema. The Film Society presents two film festivals that attract global attention: the New York Film Festival, currently planning its 50th edition, and New Directors/New Films which, since its founding in 1972, has been produced in collaboration with MoMA. The Film Society also publishes the award-winning Film Comment Magazine, and for over three decades has given an annual award—now named “The Chaplin Award”—to a major figure in world cinema. Past recipients of this award include Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, and Tom Hanks. The Film Society presents a year-round calendar of programming, panels, lectures, educational programs and specialty film releases at its Walter Reade Theater and the new state-of-the-art Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.

 

The Film Society receives generous, year-round support from Royal Bank of Canada, American Airlines, The New York Times, Stella Artois, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the New York State Council on the Arts. For more information, visit www.filmlinc.com and follow #filmlinc on Twitter.

 

For the Moon and Stars Project of the American Turkish Society:

Mary Frances Duffy

The Dilenschneider Group

212-922-0900

C ell: 917-854-6580

mduffy@dgi-nyc.com


 
     
Joyce Brooks

To list an Upcoming Event
Contact: joyce@blacktiemagazine.com

Save the Date
Celebrity Philanthropy News
Society News

Black Tie Magazine TV

gerard mc keon

Promote Your Event or Business
Contact: gerard@blacktiemagazine.com

Event Resource Directory,   Promote your Services
Event Talent  Directory,   Feature your Talent
Co-hosting events with Black Tie
Advertising

 

 

 
 

Back to Arts & Theater


 


 




 

Philanthropic Events Calendar
    November December
 

Gerard Mc keon, Publisher, Black Tie International Magazine, Caiqi Xu, the interpretor of ZhenYuan Internatinal Tourism Forum and Rick Ulfik

2014
 Annual Meeting  of
Zhenyuan International Tourism Forum
, China

Details
 

Follow us on 
  Twitter   Facebook   Google+   Pinterest

Search the Site

 

Save The Date

 

Life Without Lupus Gala
 

Life Without Lupus Gala
NYC
November 24, 2014

Details

 

25TH ANNUAL WOMEN OF THE YEAR LUNCHEONHonoree: Erica Jong, Chair:  Margo Catsimatidis, Honorees: Wendy Williams, Barbara D. Tober, Jeanine Pirro.  Photography by– Howard Wechsler
 

The Police
Athletic League
26th Annual
Women of the Year
Luncheon

NYC
December 10, 2014

Details

 

 Laura Johnston, Lucy Anthony, Colleen Orrico
 

Opportunity Luncheon
Palm Beach, FL
December 10, 2014

Details

 

Maria Dare, Millie Dayton, Robin Remick
 

Opportunity Gala
Palm Beach, FL
February 20, 2015

Details

 

Mary Higgins Clark
 

First Annual Difference
 is Love Luncheon
To Benefit
 Lourdes
-Noreen McKeen

Palm Beach, FL
March 3, 2015
 

Details

Featured Foundation

Sheri Yan, Executive Vice Chairman, Global Sustainable Development Foundation and Dr. John Ashe, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Global Board of the Global Sustainable Development Foundation, and the 68th President of the UN, General Assembly .  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

Global Sustainable
Development Foundation Launches  at
 The United Nations ,
 NYC

 

Details

Featured Foundations

 

Impact Investment Opportunities

SOL - Solar powered Laptop

SOL

 Solar Powered Laptops

Details

Impact Investment

 

Health & Wellness
 

Dr. Andy McCabe


Dr. Andy McCabe

Life Coach and
 the author of
"The Gifted One,
The Journey Begins"






Details

Health & Wellness

 

Travel Partners

andrea spring, Blue star Jets


Andrea Spring
BlueStar Jets



Details

Private Air

 
 

Black Tie Beauty

Federico Hair Salon

Federico Hair Salon

Federico

 


Event Resources Directory

gerard mc keon

Everything you need
to run a
World Class Event

Promote your Services

Event Resource Directory


Event Talent Directory

 

rick bogart

World Class Talent
for  your next event
 

Rick Bogart

Feature your Talent

Event Talent Directory

 
Black Tie China

 

United Nations Association

United Nations
Association
 of the United States

Global Leadership Dinner


Details

Black Tie China

 

 Guoren Lang, Lang Lang and #1 artist Niang Ban (Tibetan).  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

 

Lang Lang & Friends
Annual Gala


Details

Black Tie China

 

muna rihani al-nasser, mrs. ban ki-moon

 Mrs. Ban Soon-taek
Muna Rihani Al-Nasser

UN Women for Peace
Association 
 Screening of
 Private Violence


Details

Black Tie China

 

Jack Ma   asia game changer awards

 Jack Ma
Asia
 Game Changer Award



Details

Black Tie China

 

Neko Zhang

 

Neko Zhang

International
 Day of Charity



Details

Black Tie China

 

Peking Opera 120th Anniversary 


 

Peking Opera
120th Anniversary




Details

Black Tie China

 

World Humanitarian Day

 

World
Humanitarian Day

 2014
年世界人道主义日


Details

Black Tie China

ambassadors working breakfaast, raising cyber security awareness

 

Ambassador’s
working breakfast-

 Raising Cyber Security
 Awareness

大使的工作早餐
- 提高网络安全意识


Details

Black Tie China

 

China Southern airlines

China Southern Airlines
 Inaugural Flight
From Guangzhou, China
to JFK

南航开通广州至纽约直航
为全球最长直飞航线之



Details

Black Tie China

 

Black Tie Philippines

 

Asia CEO Awards


Asia CEO Awards
Manila


Details

Black Tie Philippines
 

 

 International Philanthropy News
 

world bank - world evelopment indicators 2014

 The World Bank:
 World Development In
dicators 2014

 Details
 

foundation giving


U.S. Foundation Giving
 Reaches
an Estimated
 $54.7 Billion in 2013
Record-High
 Level of Giving



Details

Society News
 

 

Brian Schiefer Airforce and Master of Ceremonies, Willie Geist.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com


Brian Schiefer
Willie Geist

Iraq and Afghanistan
 Veterans of America 10th Anniversary Heroes Gala


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone and gala co-chair Haim Saban attend the Friends Of The Israel Defense Forces 2014 Western Region Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on November 6, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tiffany Rose/WireImage)

Arnold Schwarzenegger
Sylvester Stallone
Haim Saban
 The Friends Of The Israel Defense Forces 2014
Western Region Gala
Raises Over $33 Million


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Hugh Jackman and No Doubt pose onstage with Hugh Evans (CEO of Global Poverty Project), Jim Yong Kim (President of the World Bank) and UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon at the 2014 Global Citizen Festival to end extreme poverty by 2030 at Central Park on September 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Global Citizen Festival)


World Bank, President
 Jim Kim 

    Committed to putting
 $65 billion dollars a year towards the goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

global partnership foundation

Global Partnership Forum
Honors

Baroness Valerie Amos,
United Nations
Under-Secretary -
General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency
Relief Coordinator.

Details

Society News
 

 

Lord Raj Loomba, Founder and Chairman Trustee, The Loomba Foundation receiving award from Abid Qureshi, UNA-NY President

Lord Raj Loomba
conferred with 
United Nations
Association of
 New Yorks
Lifetime Achievement
 Award


Details

Society News
 

 

Monsieur Le Vicomte Guy Robinson et Monsieur Le Vicomte Lee Black.  Photo by:  Gregory Speck

The French Heritage
 Society Ball


Details

Society News
 

 

Dr. Steven J. Corwin, Barbara Walters, Dr. Robert E. Kelly. Photo by: Ellen Wallop

Barbara Walters
 Acute Care
 Treatment Center Opens
 at  NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University
Medical Center

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Mortimer Zuckerman.  Photo by:  Gregory Speck


The New York Landmarks Conservancy
Living Landmarks Ball


Details

Society News
 

 

 Sigourney Weaver, giants of broadcasting

 Sigourney Weaver,
Giants of Broadcasting
Awards


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Tamsen Fadal and Lieutenant General Stephen L. Hoog.  Photo by:  Annie watt

 Tamsen Fadal
 Lieutenant General
Stephen L. Hoog


18th
Annual Military Ball


Details

Society News
 

 

Michael J. Fox

Michael J. Fox

Bachmann-Strauss
Dystonia and Parkinson Foundation Establishes
Prize for Excellence in
Dystonia Research

 

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Brooke Shields.  Photo by:  Billy Farrell


Brook Shield

The Power of Style:
Verdura at 75


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Matt Bershadker, william j.bratton, nypd police commissioner

 
Matt Bershadker,
William J. Bratton


ASPCA 2014
Humane Awards Winners



Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Angela lansbury and Fe Saracini Fendi.  Photo by:  Annie Watt

Angela Lansbury
Fe Saracino Fendi


Career Transition
For Dancers 29th 
Anniversary Jubilee
 
Raises $1,087,000


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia  Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia .  Photo by:  Joyce brooks/Blacktiemagazine.com

Crown Prince Alexander
 of Serbia
  Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia


Lifeline Annual Benefit Luncheon
at Le Cirque


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Denis Leary with NY Firefighters

Denis Leary

the Leary Firefighters
 Foundation, presents a
 half a million dollars
 in support of firefighters nationwide


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Princess Camilla of Bourbon of the two Sicilies, Desmond Tutu, Prince Albert II of Monaco

Princess Camilla
 of Bourbon
 of the two Sicilies
Desmond Tutu,
Prince Albert II
of Monaco

 

54th Monte Carlo
Television Festival

in Monaco
Details

Society News
 

 

Dikembe Motombo.  Photo by:  Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

Dikembe Motombo

The Seventh Annual
FOCOS Awards G
ala


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz AL- Nasser

H.E. Nassir Abdulaziz
AL- Nasser

A Year at the Helm of the
United Nations General Assembly


Details

Society News
 

 

Stephen Baldwin Host and Unik Ernest, Co-Founder Edeyo Foundation.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

 Stephen Baldwin
Unik Ernest


The 3rd Annual
 Edeyo Gives Hope Ball


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Alan Alda and his wife Arlene Alda.  Photo byL Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

 
The National Museum
of Mathematics
Honors Alan Alda
 and Steve Strogatz
at 2014 Chaos Ball



Details

Society News
 

 

Tom Selleck (Blue Bloods).  photo by: rose billings/blacktiemagazine.com

Tom Selleck


The 2nd Annual
Paleyfest New York
 The William S. Paley Television Festival



Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Actor Don Johnson (right) presented the ICON Award for Visionary Leadership in Business and Philanthropy to his good friend Timothy Noonan (left) on stage

  Don Johnson
 Timothy Noonan


2014 ICON Awards
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Actress Goldie Hawn performs at the 2014 Toys "R" Us Children's Fund Gala at the New York Marriott Marquis on May 15, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Toys R Us)

Goldie Hawn
 

2014
ToysRUs Childrens
 Fund Gala

Raises $4.5 Million


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

russian nobility ball

Prince
 Vladmir K. Galitzine

The Annual
Russian Nobility Ball


Details

Society News
 

 

Designer David Meister and Student Designer of the Year Arthur Thammavong.  Photo by:  Kai He

 David Meister

 Otis College of Art and Design’s 32nd Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show
Raises Nearly $1 Million
Beverly Hills, CA

Details

Society News
 

 

 Clark Gregg and Jennifer Grey.  Photo by:  Vince Bucci

Clark Gregg
Jennifer Grey

19th Annual
 Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation
Taste For A Cure Gala

Raises Over $700,000
 for Cancer Research
Beverly Hills, CA

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

Honoree, Lisa Lemole Oz and Dr. Mehmet Oz.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

 Lisa Lemole Oz
Dr. Mehmet Oz



National Organization of
 Italian American Women
2014 Gala


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

 

Michael Douglas and Blaine Trump

Star-Studded Tribute
 to Hollywoods
 Jerry Bruckheimer




Details

Society News

 

 

Bette Midler.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

Bette Midler

New York Restoration
Project Celebrates
19 Years of Cleaning
 and
Greening NYC
at 13th
Annual Spring Picnic


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

 Countess LuAnn De Lesseps and Debbie Gibson.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

Countess
LuAnn De Lesseps
Debbie Gibson

The Tick-Borne
Disease Alliance
Third Annual 
Fundraising Gala
The Great Imitator
Masquerade Ball


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Alice Tisch (Co-Host) and Tom Brokaw.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com



Alice Tisch
Tom Brokaw
KiDS of NYU
 Springfling

 


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Uma Thurman

Uma Thurman

The 9th Annual WINGS WorldQuest
Women of Discovery
 Awards


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Jon Bon Jovi and his wife Dorothea .  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

Jon Bon Jovi

Kelly Cares Foundation
 Annual Irish Eyes Gala

 


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Kevin Spacey.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

Kevin Spacey

Museum of the
Moving Image

28th Annual Gala

Tribute to
 Kevin Spacey

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

ecosoc 2014

ECOSOC 2014
The Role
of Partnerships
 in the Implementation
 of the Post 2015
Development Agenda


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Harry Belafonte, David Dinkins

Harry Belafonte
David Dinkins

The New York Society
for Ethical Culture

Tribute to
 David Dinkins

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Robert De Niro.  Photo by:  Rose Billings/Blacktiemagazine.com

Robert De Niro

Mohonk Preserve
50th Anniversary Gala



 

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

William J. Bratton, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Bill Rudin.  Photo y:  BFA

Major Bill de Blasio
William J. Bratton
Bill Rudin


The New York
Police Foundation

Annual Gala
Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton

American
 Humane Association
National Humanitarian

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Chelsea Clinton

Chelsea Clinton

International
 Women's Day 2014:
Turning Inspiration
 into Action:
Next Steps for the
Private Sector
 to Empower
Women Globally


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Ambassador Ido Aharoni and Professor Albert-László Barabási.  Photo by:  Joyce brooks/Blacktiemagazine.com

Ambassador Ido Aharoni
Consul General of Israel
 in New York

Networks: 
 From the Web to the Cell
Professor
Albert-Laszlo Barabasi


Details

Society News
 

 

Chris Henchy, Brooke Shields.  photo by:  Patrick McMullan

 
Brooke Shields
Living Legends
 20th Gala Event
Raises $900,000


Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

Bono, Bill Gates, the President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Robin Hood Founder Paul Tudor Jones, Microloan pioneer Muhammad Yunus, Dikembe Mutombo, Jeff Skoll and Liesel Pritzker Simmons

 Forbes Ranks
The Top
 50 Givers in America

Details

Society News
 

 

T. Denny Sanford

T. Denny Sanford
 $100 million Gift
Launches
Sanford Stem Cell
Clinical Center


Details

Society News
 

 

Nancy Grand, Stephen Grand

Nancy &Stephen Grand
 commit $50 million
to the
Weizmann Institute
of Science


Details

Society News
 

 

Princess Yasmin Aga Khan ©Patrick McMullan

Princess
Yasmin Aga Khan

Rita Hayworth Gala
30th Anniversary
Raises Nearly
$1.7 Million



Details

Foundation News
 

 

Charlie Rose,Caspian Forum

 Caspian Forum
A Commitment
 to European
 Energy Security
SOUTHERN GAS CORRIDOR


Details

Society News
 

 

 Anna Wintour, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Michael Kors attend God’s Love We Deliver’s Seventh Annual Golden Heart Awards on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Spring Studios in Manhattan.

Anna Wintour
Hillary Rodham Clinton  Michael Kors
Gods Love We Deliver
 Seventh Annual
Golden Heart Awards

Details

Celebrity Philanthropy
 

 

youssou ndour, bono

Youssou Ndour
Bono

Launch of the
New Africa Center
 in New York Cit
y
Details

Celebrity Philanthropy News
 

 

Marc Anthony, Carlos Slim, Petra Nemcova

Marc Anthony
Carlos Slim
Petra Nemcova

Happy
 Hearts Fund
Gala

Details

 Celebrity Philanthropy News

 

Israel's 65th birthday

Israel's
65th
 Anniversary
 $1,216,124,000.00
Birthday gift

Details

Philanthropy Giving
Donate.bz
 

 

Featured Foundation

Amir Dossal.  Photo by:  Joyce Brooks

Global Partnership
Forum.
Invest in People
for Social Change

Details

Featured Foundations


Black Tie International Realty

village latch inn

Village Latch Inn
Southampton Village,
New York

$23 Million
Details

Black Tie Realty

Featured Residences

silver suites residences, beekman towers

The
Silver Suites
Residences
Beekman Towers

Details

Black Tie Realty

Health News

To Age or Not to Age

To Age or not to Age?
A Film by
Robert Kane Pappas


Details

 

Health News

sierra sciences, Bill Andrews, Telamares, Telamase

The Good Life
at 125
Sierra Sciences,
extending our
Healthspans and
Lifespans.
Telomeres,Telomerase
Simply Fantastic!
Details
 

Health News

 

Follow us on   Twitter       Facebook

 


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Copyright 2006 Black Tie Magazine. All Rights Reserved .

Privacy Policy |