Get ready for a visual feast as Syrian-German filmmaker and animator Waref Abu Quba takes you on a whirlwind tour of Istanbul’s stunning art and architecture in his latest work of art, “Takrar.” Comprising more than 270 shots, this short stop-motion animation will have you marveling at the breathtaking craftsmanship that can be found around the city. From elaborate motifs to stunning patterns, Waref has captured the heart and essence of Istanbul in every frame. Accompanied by an upbeat percussive soundtrack, “Takrar” is the perfect celebration of the artistic and cultural blend that is uniquely Istanbul. It’s no wonder that Waref spent two years perfecting this masterpiece. Every scene is a surprise to behold, and you’ll be left feeling inspired and uplifted after watching this unique animation.

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