Author: Emrah Güler
Date: 20 November 2009
When autumn comes to Turkey, competition, controversy, and cinema run hand in hand in the streets of the southern city of Antalya with the Golden Orange Film Festival. The biggest event of cinema in Turkey for the last half-a-century, the festival has always been a volatile event, especially with its national competition. The selection of the films, the selection of the jury, the handing out of the awards, and the after-shock following the awards, have always made the national competition more than just a competition.