Sonnenblumenhaus – theater play about the pogrom in Rostock-Lichtenhagen

Sonnenblumenhaus – theater play about the pogrom in Rostock-Lichtenhagen

Pressemitteilung Das dokumentarische Theaterstück "Sonnenblumenhaus" "Die Teilnehmer des „Lichtellaufes“ zogen „Wir sind das Volk“ rufend mit Fackeln und Lampions durch die Bergstadt und hinterließen einen bedrohlichen Eindruck. [...]Erschreckender als die Unterstützer aus der Bevölkerung war für viele, dass es nur vereinzelt Menschen gab, die gegen den Aufmarsch protestierten." Zeit Online 21.Oktober 2013 aus Bürger und… Read more →
Asian diaspora in Germany

Asian diaspora in Germany

Very interesting articles about Asian-Germans concerning community and cultural identity: http://heimatkunde.boell.de/dossier-asian-germany Concept and edited by Kien Nghi Ha in cooperation with korientation e.V., the magazine freitext and Heinrich Böll Foundation. written by Kien Hoang Le, Trang Thu Tran, Carmen Wienand, You Jae Lee, Dongha Choe, Kim Gŭn-ch’ŏl, Lee Mun-sam, Kim Ch’ang-sŏn, Alisa Anh Kotmair, Nya… Read more →
Short of the Month January 2014

Short of the Month January 2014

"My German Boyfriend" by Wayne Yung Canada/Germany 2004 18:29 | English & German A gay Chinese-Canadian encounters ethnic stereotypes as he seeks his ideal boyfriend in Berlin. A comedy about mistaken cultural identities, a diary of immigrant isolation, and a love letter to a boyfriend who might have been. http://wayneyung.com/ Read more →
Short of the Month October 2013

Short of the Month October 2013

"Article of Faith" by Christina Antonakos-Wallace Activist Sonny Singh and his efforts to combat bias-based school bullying (10min, English) A part of the documentary "with WINGS and ROOTS" which reframes migration from being a national “problem” to a global reality through the voices of children of immigrants in Berlin and New York.   Article of… Read more →

Screening Program August 2013

Directors of all 3 short films will be present at the screening! 1. „Die Rothaarige“ by Jiang Ding Ding (dffb student) :: fiction, 6 min 40, in Chinese with German subtitle 2. „Pforzheimlich“ by Zheng Tai (member of Magfighters stuntteam) :: winner of short film contest Pforzheim :: heist film, 9 min in German with… Read more →

Screening Program April 2013

Shorts from / about Asian communities in Germany: 1. „Sunday Menu“ by Liesl Nguyen (Berlinale 2011) Fiction short about a teenage girl confronting generational and cross-cultural conflicts through the ritualistic power of food in the suburbs of Berlin. (a HFF production) - Vietnamese, German with English subtitle Q & A with the director Liesl Nguyen!… Read more →

Screening Program March 2013

1. Asian communities in Germany: „Kung Bao Chicken“ by Hongkong director Bin Chuen Choi story about Chinese food in Germany - director attends the screening! - Oberhausen International Short Film Festival 2010 - Chinese with English subtitle, 13' Trailer of „Desi Berlin“ by Anil Yaqoob an upcoming documentary about people from India and Pakistan migrating… Read more →
Dan Thy Nguyen

Dan Thy Nguyen

Dan Thy Nguyen is an independent director and actor for film and theater, author and singer based in Hamburg. In April his theater play "Sonnenblumenhaus" about the pogrom in Rostock-Lichtenhagen will premier in Hamburg in Museum für Völkerkunde. Below you can find his article about Asian actors in the German theatre, published in freitext and… Read more →