This handbook on Turkish cinema tries to provide a basis for those who are interested in Turkish cinema in general and for those who wish to do research in the field of Turkish cinema. It comprises two parts, a bibliography and a study on the history of Turkish cinema. With around 6000 entries and two or three times as many cross references, the bibliography forms part one and includes for the first time all kinds of non-Turkish and Turkish publications on the history of Turkish cinema, directors, actors, films and film festivals from 1970 to 2007. Part two is a comprehensive study focusing on various aspects and subjects of Turkish cinema including its beginnings, genres, directors, producers, films, etc.
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2008. 642 pp.
Contents: Bibliography including references to film festivals in Turkey – Turkish films at international film festivals
and film days and the history of Turkish cinema – Bio-bibliography on directors, actors and their films – Analysis of the
history of Turkish cinema from its beginnings to the present.