6th Festival of Animation Berlin – Asian Presence 2022

Eight Asian films will be screened during the Festival of Animation Berlin which will take place from September 30 until October 2, 2022.

International Animation Competition

In the Big Yard Inside the Teeny-Weeny Pocket by Yoko Yuki – Japan | 2022

When it shrinks, it expands. It floats and it sinks. It separates but connects. When I think I’m watching them, they’re actually watching me. A charming animation rhyme that weaves together the many days of observing, recording, and experimenting. (FAB 2022)


New Talents Competition

A Place in Blue by Seung eon Yi – Korea | 2021

A girl is searching for her mother in a grocery store and in a forest. At the end of the forest, she encounters passages from her mother’s life. (FAB 2022)


Girl in the Water by Shi-Rou Huang – Taiwan | 2021

Gazing at a wall cancer and the scar, a woman recalls some ups and downs of love. The film depicts femininity and female internal time-consciousness through the convalescence of woman’ s broken heart. (FAB 2022)


Patient’s Mind by Zhiheng Wang – China | 2022

A patient goes to the doctor for surgery, but soon, the protagonis’ts inner self and superego fight over the present and preset future of sickness, merging identities with the performing surgeon. (FAB 2022)


The Ant Tower by Lina Machida – Japan | 2021

Awaiting the finishing of the most beautiful tower of this planet, the protagonist sneaks out in the night to get a view of it. (FAB 2022)

The Frolic by Yi-Han Jhao – Taiwan | 2021

The children frolic with the insects on the lawn, revealing the terror, repression and conflict between children and insects that are concealed in the frolic. (FAB 2022)


The Story of Chaos by Yu Qing Quek – Singapore | 2022

When a student is admonished by her teacher for her unorthodox delivery of the Taoist parable of Chaos, the death of her creativity and the death of chaos split into two parallel narratives.


Commissioned Animation Competition

Warm Hands by Tsuneo Goda – Japan | 2021

When a cancer patient spends a restless night alone in a hospital room, she suddenfly finds herself in the mountains, moving to its top with the support of various animals and one question at hand: What will she see at the top of the mountain? (FAB 2022)

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