Ist Bursa International Silk RoadFilm Festival

The prestigious 1st International Silk Road FilmFestival that realized by the Metropolitan Municipalityof Bursa between 13-17 December 2006, hascolored the artistic and cultural life of Bursa, a uniquemetropolis that has managed to preserve its culturethrough time. Presenting Bursa film enthusiastsa choice array of outstanding films of the worldcinema and over 20 features premiered, InternationalSilk Road Film Festival carried out a distinguishedcinema festivity.The films, special screenings, accomplished directorsand festival directors, and celebratory actorsfrom France, Serbia, Hungary, Bulgaria,Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Italy, Sweden, Croatia,Georgia, Greece, India, Mongolia, Tunisia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Lebanon, Germany, Romania, Japan,Kazakhstan and Turkey has been presented to Turkishfilm enthusiasts. Festivals cinema workshopattracted great attention of residents of Bursa.Turkey is an important station on the historical SilkRoad connecting the Europe and Asia. Seeing thisas an opportunity to host the cultural values of thetwo continents, International Silk Road Film Festivalwhile making its program paid a special attentionto creating a Eurasia Cinema Selection that includesthe finest and most recent examples of the nationalcinemas along the Silk Road.