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73rd Berlin International Film Festival – Asian Presence 2023

We present the Asian films that will be screened at the Berlin International Film Festival (Germany) which will take place from February 16 – 26, 2023.

Notes We included films directed by filmmakers with Asian descendancy. The Full programme will be release on February 7, 2023 so we may edit this post.

Berlinale Special
#Manhole by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri – Japan | 2023 – 99 minutes **
Kill Boksoon by Byun Sung-hyun – Korea | 2023*
Mad Fate by Soi Cheang – Hong Kong, China | 2022*

Berlinale Shorts
All Tomorrow’s Parties by Zhang Dalei – China | 2023*
Daughter and Son by Cheng Yu – China | 2022**

Panorama
Ambush by Chhatrapal Ninawe – India | 2023 (Debut Film)*
Green Night by Han Shuai – Hong Kong, China | 2023*

Panorama Dokumente
And, Towards Happy Alleys by Sreemoyee Singh – India |2023 (Debut Film)*

Generation Kplus
Closing Dynasty by Lloyd Lee Choi – USA | 2023*
Deep Sea by Tian Xiaopeng – China | 2023**
Nanitic by Carol Nguyen – Canada | 2022 – 14 minutes**
Of Dreams in the Dream of Another Mirror by Yunyi Zhu – France | 2023*
Xiaohui and His Cows by Xinying Lao – China | 2023*

Generation 14plus
Autobio-Pamphlet by Ashish Avinash Bende – India | 2023 (Debut Film)*
Hito by Stephen Lopez – Philippines | 2023*
Now. Here by Hao Zhao – China | 2023*
Tomorrow is a Long Time by Jow Zhi Wei – Singapore, Taiwan, France, Portugal | 2023 (Debut Film)*
When a Rocket Sits on the Launch Pad by Bohao Liu – China, USA | 2023*

Forum
Regardless of Us by Yoo Heong-jun – Korea | 2023 (Debut Film)*
Remembering Every Night by Yui Kiyohara – Japan | 2022**
There is a Stone by Tatsunari Ota – Japan | 2022**

Forum Expanded
Desert Dreaming by Abdul Halik Azeez – Sri Lanka | 2022
Mangosteen by Tulapop Saenjaroen – Thailand | 2022**
No Stranger at All by Priya Sen – India | 2022**
That day, on the River by Lei Lei – China | 2022*
Trip After by Ukrit Sa-nguanhai – Thailand, New Zealand | 2022**

Forum Expanded Exhibition
Achala by Tenzin Phuntsog – USA | 2022**
Dancing Boy by Tenzin Phuntsog – USA | 2022**
Dreams by Tenzin Phuntsog – USA | 2022**
Father and Mother by Tenzin Phuntsog– USA | 2022**
Summer Grass by Tenzin Phuntsog– USA | 2022**
Time Tunnel: Takahiko Iimura at Kino Arsenal, 18. April 1973 by Takahiko Iimura – Japan, USA | 1973

Berlinale Series
Why Try to Change Me Now by Dalei Zhang – China | 2023 (Series)**
Roar by Reema Kagti, Ruchika Oberoi – India | 2023 (Series)*

Berlinale Classics
Undercurrent by Kōzaburō Yoshimura – Japan | 1956**

Retrospective
Aparajito (The Unvanquished) by Satyajit Ray – India | 1956 – 110 minutes
Bag of Rice by Mohammad-Ali Talebi – Iran, Japan | 1996
Cruel Story of Youth by Nagisa Ōshima – Japan | 1960 – 96 minutes
Manila in the Claws of Light by Lino Brocka – Philippines | 1975 – 125 minutes
Typhoon Club by Shinji Sōmai – Japan | 1985 – 115 minutes

* World Premiere
**International Premiere

For more information, please visit: https://www.berlinale.de/en/home.html

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