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Bilge Taş is the director of Pink Life QueerFest in Ankara, a festival she also co-founded in 2011 and expanded this year to include Istanbul. She has experience from numerous film festivals, including Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival, Festival on Wheels, Ankara International Film Festival and !f Independent Film Festival, as well as organizing Turkish Film Weeks in Warsaw, Athens and Vienna.
She’s currently attending Edinburgh’s University of St Andrews’ Institute for Global Cinema and Creative Cultures, working on a study to explore the position of film festivals in the complex structure of Turkey’s culture industries. Bilge is also a programming consultant for other film festivals, with a special interest in women’s and queer film festivals.