The International Siirt Short Film Festival, which was held for the first time in 2018 and for the fifth time in 2022, was met with great interest by both local and surrounding people. The International Siirt Short Film Festival revealed the people’s longing for art, this beautiful adventure of Anatolia intertwined with art. The 5th International Siirt Short Film Festival is opening its doors to meet art lovers once again this year, aiming for new works that meet the art needs of Turkey and Anatolia. With this aim; The phenomenon of domestic cinema was examined, the roadmap of the language of cinema in our country was revealed, and the organization was based on the idea of ​​films, directors, workshops, screenings and interviews to be brought from different countries of the world.

Studies on cinema are as important as the films made for the development of cinema culture in our country. Many film works made in Siirt in the past are buds that sprouted in the lands of this city. In this sense, Siirt’s contribution to improving the culture of both academic studies and film festivals is invaluable. Siirt is a city in the southeast of our country with a historical depth. Let’s rediscover this burgeoning city together.

Siirt has the opportunity to use a greater potential in terms of cultural activities. Large-scale organizations that will also appeal to 16,000 students at Siirt University will fill an important area for the city. At the same time, it is expected that university students and the public from local and surrounding provinces participating in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th International Siirt Short Film Festival will host a total of 35,000 participants with the increasing participation of the 5th International Siirt Short Film Festival. The local people ascribed the film festival to this beautiful city, where some films in Turkish cinema were shot, and gave it the necessary importance. Our aim is to realize the 5th International Siirt Short Film Festival, which has become Siirt’s brand.