Family, (blood) relatives, gender roles – life blueprints and expectations of community are going through constant change – both wanted and unwanted – in Asia and the Asian diaspora. At the same time, tradition and established power structures remain. And yet, in the midst of all this dependence, there is room for individual, self-made life designs. The festival presents 26 contemporary Asian features films, documentaries and short films on the topic.
In addition to the films, a panel discussion and artist talks provide the necessary space for debate.
The House of World Cultures is hosting Korientation with the Asian Film Festival Berlin, an event within “Floating Food”. “Floating Food” is supported by the German Lottery Foundation Berlin and the Cultural Fund of the Capital City.
It is further supported by Korea Cultural Center, The Royal Thai Embassy, The Embassy of the United States of America, Goethe Institut Hongkong, Goethe Institut Bangkok, Press Office Taipeh, Stiftung Umverteilung, Korean Film Council, Japan Foundation, taz – die tageszeitung, Der Freitag, zitty BERLIN, Aviva, Gazelle, Digital in Berlin.