Application Deadline Feb 17, 2021
The National Anthem's 100th approvalin commemoration of the year, participants from around the world will compete with short films in which they can also describe their fight for democracy, equality and independence. In our International Short Film Competition we aspire to raise awareness of society as well as to help our directors, who are going to launch the cinema industry, by using the impressive language of the cinema and to raise awareness about the value of social as well as individual liberty, equality and freedom in the spirit of our national anthem. The competition is going to be in fiction this year. A total of three works by the jury will be awarded First, Second and Third place prizes, as well as special awards for mentions, among works competing in the International Istiklal Short Film Competition, in areas decided by the administration and the jury of Sebilürreşad.
Special Jury Prize
Sebilürreşad is a magazine that was published by Eşref Edib Fergan with the help of Mehmet Akif Ersoy in August 1908 to encourage and play a leading role in years of national war, the ideology of Islamism under the name Sırat-ı Müstakim.
One of the key characteristics of the journal is that almost all of Safahat is written here the most important publication of Islamism's revolution. The magazine closed in 1925 with the law of Takrir-i Sukun in the Turkish alphabet of May 1948, was written again in Turkish alphabet. In 1966 it came to an end.