Savaş Arslan

Savaş Arslan

Savaş Arslan is currently a Professor at the Film and Television department at Bahcesehir University.
The Plural States of Cinema in Turkey

The Plural States of Cinema in Turkey

September 16, 2017
Yeşilçam cinema was a particular mode of filmmaking which had developed its own unique, homegrown film language, utterly different from the Western conventions of filmmaking. Instead of relying upon classic Hollywood cinema’s strict practices of continuity editing and the creation of cinematic illusionism, Yeşilçam offered a modest yet ingenuous vocabulary of storytelling.