Istanbul: Byzantium For Ever
The only city to sit astride two continents, Istanbul once Byzantium once Constantinople is the economic and cultural capital of Turkey.
Pierre Brouwers who made his first feature report in Istanbul in 1970 – has watched the city grow and modernize, at an impressive and quite fascinating rate. The director guides us through all the city’s many districts, plunging us into everyday life while at the same time visiting the most fabulous landmarks. Like with the other films in this collection, several festivals and some sumptuous aerial photography give us a very privileged deep look inside this city of 1,001 nights.