16 September, Bitola – This afternoon, the special guest at the 40. ICFF “Manaki Brothers”, the world famous director Fatih Akin, arrived in Bitola.

He was greeted by the director Gena Teodosievska and was warmly welcomed to the festival, after he arrived in Bitola from the airport in Skopje. He gave his gratitude for the invite and said that he wanted to come to “Manaki Brothers” for a long time and that he already feels comfortable in Macedonia, as though he is home.

Fatih Akin is a special guest at this year’s edition of the “Manaki Brothers”, where tomorrow (17 September) the festival program will host a talk with him and Rainer Klausmann, the cinematographer who works only with Akin.

He is actually called the German enfant terrible with a Turkish descent. The always smiling Fatih Akin, aside from being a director, he is also a scriptwriter, producer, actor etc., and some people say even an outstanding DJ.