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Wealth of Asian titles in Berlin Forum

18 January 2011

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Wealth of Asian titles in Berlin Forum

Berlin’s Forum section unveiled a treasure trove of Asian films for its 41st edition.

These include world premieres of Prashant Bhargava’s The Kite, Thunska Pansittivorakul’s The Terrorists and Kim Sun’s Self Referential Traverse: Zeitgeist and Engagement.

It also includes prominent festival films from late 2010 including Hi-So and Late Autumn as well as a special screening of Dante Lam’s The Stool Pigeon.

The section’s retrospective unit is a selection of eight films “from the most important creative period of Shibuya Minoru, a director ripe for rediscovery whose society dramas and comedies had an enduring effect on Japanese cinema,” according to the festival.

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