17TH SARAJEVO FILM FESTIVAL – OFFICIAL AWARDS

9/11/2012

Cinelink-Eurimages Award, YOZGAT BLUESDirector: Mahmut Fazil Coskun Turkey 

32TH ISTANBUL NATIONAL GOLDEN TULIP COMPETITION BEST ACTOR AWARD GOES TO YOZGAT BLUES - ERCAN KESAL

4/17/2013

The Golden Tulip Best Actor Award was given to ERCAN KESAL for his performance in Yozgat Blues. Ercan Kesal was presented the award by National Competition jury member Nihal Yalçın 

'YOZGAT BLUES' AT HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

4/17/2013

Yozgat Blues: Istanbul Reviewhttp://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/yozgat-blues-istanbul-review-439299Mahmut Fazil Coskun's film, which received its world premiere in Istanbul, follows a city slicker forced to relocate to the provinces. The story of a city slicker forced to relocate to the provinces has been retold many times, in many different countries. Yozgat Blues, one of the Turkish movies receiving its world premiere at the Istanbul Film Festival, discovers a tasty variation on this well...

YOZGAT BLUES AT SCREENDAILY REVIEWS

4/29/2013

http://www.screendaily.com/reviews/the-latest/yozgat-blues/5054350.article Adopting the same slow, subdued, minimalist approach of his debut film the award-winning Wrong Rosary, Mahmut Fazil Coskun has chosen to deal once again with an undeclared relationship, this time between an older man and a younger woman. An encounter between two generations and two different attitudes to life in general and social intercourse in particular, Coskun’s film proceeds at a deliberately reflective pace that art...

YOZGAT BLUES AT VARIETY

5/6/2013

http://variety.com/2013/film/news/fest-notebook-titles-rank-tensions-flare-at-istanbul-1200454514/ Protests over the closure of a long-standing theater marred a strong edition of the Turkish eventAlissa SimonAlthough auteurs like Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Yesim Ustaglu, Reha Erdem and Semih Kaplanoglu remain the standard bearers for Turkish cinema on the international festival and arthouse circuit, they represent only a few of the Turkish helmers who have recently been introduced to the American market...

'YOZGAT BLUES' IS COMPETING AT 61TH SAN SEBASTIAN FILM FESTIVAL FOR NEW DIRECTOR AWARD

8/11/2013

'Yozgat Blues' directed by Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun is competing at 61th San Sebastian Film Festival for New Directors Award.             http://www.sansebastianfestival.com/in/pagina.php?ap=1&id=3602

'YOZGAT BLUES' WINS 20TH ADANA GOLDEN BOLL FILM FESTIVAL WINS TOP PRIZES

10/4/2013

Yozgat Blues wins at Adana23 September, 2013 | By Edna Fainaru/Screen Dailyhttp://www.screendaily.com/news/yozgat-blues-wins-at-adana/5060712.article# Mahmut Fazil Coskun’s comedy drama wins top prize at Turkey’s Gloden Boll Film Festival.Best Film: Yozgat Blues & Gözümün NuruBest Screenplay: Yozgat Blues & Gözümün NuruBest Actor: Ercan Kesal / Yozgat BluesBest Supporting Actor: Tansu Biçer / Yozgat BluesFİLM-YÖN Best Director: Mahmut Fazıl Coşkun / Yozgat Blues & Atıl İnanç / Daire                                                                                                                                                                                    ...

GERMAN PREMIER OF 'YOZGAT BLUES' AT 21TH HAMBURG FILM FESTIVAL

10/4/2013

http://www.filmfesthamburg.de/en/programm/film/yozgat-blues/10455  Screening on 03.10. and 05.10. in attendance of:Mahmut Fazil Coskun (Director)Director: Mahmut Fazil Coskun Screenplay: Tarik Tufan Cast: Ercan Kesal Ayça Damgaci Tansu Biçer Nadir Saribacak Kevork Malikyan Producer: Halil Kardas Andro Steinborn Catharina Schreckenberg Orig. Titel: Yozgat BluesSection: Agenda 13Original language: TurkishDoP: Baris OzbicerSet Designer: Osman ÖzcanEditor: Cicek KahramanFormat: dcpWorld Sales: Hokus...

29TH WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL FIPRESCI AWARD GOES TO 'YOZGAT BLUES'

10/22/2013

FIPRESCI Award  http://www.wff.pl/en/aktualnosci/laureaci-29-warszawskiego-festiwalu-filmowego/The Jury FIPRESCI members: Alison Frank (UK), Gideon Kouts (France), Dejan Trajkoski (Macedonia) gave the award for best debut from Eastern Europe to the film:YOZGAT BLUES, dir. Mahmut Fazil Coskun (Turkey)Our Award at the 29th Warsaw Film Festival goes to "Yozgat Blues" by the Turkish Director Mahmut Fazil Coskun for its moving and full of humor portrait of human relations in a well adapted cinematographic...

YOZGAT BLUES BY ALSON FRANK, 29TH WARSAW FILM FESTIVAL-FIPRESCI AWARD

11/11/2013

http://www.fipresci.org/festivals/archive/2013/warsaw/afrank.htm 29th Warsaw Film Festival, 2013Yozgat BluesBy Alison Frank"Yozgat Blues" (Mahmut Fazil Coskun)Yozgat Blues could be Turkey's wry, lugubrious answer to Jules et Jim, with Nese, an aspiring singer, as the film's Catherine. When her teacher Yavuz gets a job in the small city of Yozgat, she asks if she can come along and sing backup vocals. As they share living quarters in a cheap hotel, a domestic intimacy develops between the young woman...

AYCA DAMGACI IS NOMINATED BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS AT APSA 2013

11/12/2013

Full List: 2013 APSA Nominees12/11/13  |  Featured, Latest News APSA is proud to announce the 2013 Official Nominations listed below: BEST FEATURE FILMSoshite chichi ni naru (Like Father, Like Son)JapanProduced by Matsuzaki Kaoru and Taguchi HijiriOmarPalestineProduced by Hany Abu-Assad, Waleed F. Zuaiter and David GersonLe Passé (The Past)France, ItalyProduced by Alexandre Mallet-GuyTelevisionBangladeshProduced by Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and co-Produced by Mahboob RahmanThe TurningAustraliaProduced...

'YOZGAT BLUES' HAS WON THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS AT 4TH MALATYA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

11/25/2013

Yozgat Blues received the great award of 4th Malatya International Film Festival, organized by Malatya Apricot Research-Development and Promotion Foundation with Governor’s Office of Malatya as the coordinator and Barya Academy Yakup Ozturk Cinema Club as the main sponsor, along with the supports of Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkish Republic, Malatya Municipality, Inonu University, T.C. Malatya Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Firat Development Agency!The award ceremony was held in the...