International Adana Film Festival
International Adana Film Festival, known as ‘Adana Golden Cocoon Film Festival‘, which is normally held in June, is a film festival held in September in recent years. International Adna Film Festival, which is a festial held every year in Turkey’s Adana province, was organized in September, 2016 for latestly and its official name was changed to International Adana Film Festival.
There are many sections in the festival. Many Competition such as National Full-Length Film Competition, Student Film Competition, Short Film Competition are held. This famous film festival which attracts a great deal of attention, is one of the greatest acts Turkey did in the name of art.
History of International Adana Film Festival
International Adana Film Festival, symbolizing Çukurova cotton, was performed for the first time in 1969 with the contribution of Adana Municipality under the name of ‘Golden Cocoon Film Festival‘. The Golden Cocoon Film Festival, receiving support of many organizations and institutes, has become one of the most famous film festivals in not only in Turkey, in the world, thanks to interest, International Adana Film Festival, which support Turkish cinema by giving awards, makes a great contribution to art.
International Adana Film Festival held regularly until 1973, could not be held until 1992 due to financial difficulties.But in the result of demands of people of Adana, the festival has began to be reorganized. In the resul of this intense interest, International Adana Film Festival has turned into a cultural festival. Since 1969, the Golden Cocoon Film Festival. The Adana Golden Cocoon film festival, organized regularly until 1973, However, the demand from the people of Adana, the result of the request, began to be rethought. This intense interest has turned the Adana Golden Cocoon film festival into a cultural festival. This festival, which should be attended by tourists visiting Turkey and Adaana, is waiting for its visitors.