February 14, 2011

British writer-director Chris Morris to attend !f

British director, comedian and DJ Chris Morris will be in İstanbul later this month to present his acclaimed debut feature “Four Lions” as part of the upcoming !f İstanbul International Independent Film Festival, the fest’s organizers announced last week.

Morris’s “Four Lions,” a whip-smart satire about a group of British jihadis, will have a gala screening on Feb. 24 and a special screening on Feb. 26 that will be broadcast simultaneously to theaters in 25 cities across Turkey as well as to Ramallah (Palestine), Gymri (Armenia) and Morocco’s Tangiers as part of the festival’s ambitious digital outreach project, !f Live, the festival said in a written statement. The director will be on hand at both screenings to field questions from viewers in all locations.

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