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Sektionen 2017

This section is a fascinating cinematic trip through unusual and young Asian film cultures. Established expectations of Asian film will be enriched by surprising new aspects.

Angels Wear White

FF 2017 | China, France 2017 | 107 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Vivian Qu
rated for 0 + years
A small coastal town in China has half-hearted ambitions to make more of its touristic potential. In one of the many, more or less interchangeable …

Azmaish - a journey through the subcontinent

FF 2017 | Pakistan 2017 | 85 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Sabiha Sumar
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY India and Pakistan were created in 1947 in a complex context of ideological demarcation and age-old common roots. 70 years later, …

Demons in Paradise

FF 2017 | France, Sri Lanka 2017 | 94 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jude Ratnam
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Sri Lanka, 1983: at the age of five, Jude Ratnam fled the massacre of the Tamil minority by the Sinhalese majority. 30 years later, he …

The First Lap

FF 2017 | South Korea 2017 | 101 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Kim Dae-hwan
rated for 0 + years
Ji-young works at a TV channel, her boyfriend Su-hyeon lectures in art. They've lived together for six years and are fundamentally happy in their …

A Fish Out of Water

FF 2017 | Taiwan 2017 | 91 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Lai Kuo-An
rated for 0 + years
Yi-an's parents are shocked when he asks them to help him find his "previous parents". Is their son mentally ill? Is he overwrought because he's just …

Free and Easy

FF 2017 | Hong Kong 2016 | 98 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Geng Jun
rated for 0 + years
Somewhere under a cloudy sky in an undefined corner of the North Chinese provinces, a shifty salesman arrives in a desolate little town. His case is …

Jane

FF 2017 | South Korea 2016 | 104 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Cho Hyun-hoon
rated for 0 + years
"I haven't been an honest girl since the day I was born" confesses So-hyun, before she tells: how her boyfriend dumped her, how, desperate and alone, …

Mrs. Fang

FF 2017 | Hong Kong, France, Germany 2017 | 86 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Wang Bing
rated for 0 + years
DOCUMENTARY Fang Xiu Ying is 67 years old, was a farmer and has been suffering from Alzheimer's for eight years. The director follows her closely …

People Power Bombshell: The Diary of Vietnam Rose

FF 2017 | Philippines 2016 | 89 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: John Torres
rated for 0 + years
HYBRID The Diary Of Vietnam Rose was an unfinished erotic drama by Celso Ad Castillo which he started shooting in 1986 during the uprising against …

Town in a Lake

FF 2017 | Philippines 2016 | 84 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Jet Leyco
rated for 0 + years
Matangtubig is a sleepy little village where everybody knows everybody else. At least that's what everybody thought, until two teenage girls …

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