Well known Turkish-Cypriot researcher and journalist Ahmet Tolgay
has just published one of the most interesting books to come out recently,
the history of the cinema in the Turkish-Cypriot community. The book entitled
in Turkish "Kibris Turk Toplumunda Sinema Olayi" was published
by the Meral Birinci Foundation.
The book tells of the great cinema going tradition of the Turkish-Cypriot
community, how it all started and the first films shown in the cinemas
in Cyprus. Did you know that the first person to actually show a film,
in Cyprus, commercially, was a Turkish Cypriot named Mustafa Ali back in
1913. Many more interesting historical facts about the cinema in the Turkish-Cypriot
community are given in full detail in this very interesting book.
His latest books include '1958'in
Belgesel Öyküsü: Sahinler Yili'
Kibris Türk Mücahitler Dernegi Yayini
2, Lefkosa). The
book deals with the recent historical developments in Cyprus during the year of