Around Asia in 90 films, at the 28th International Festival of Asian Cinemas in Vesoul (February 1 – 8, 2022)

Leila Hatami, Iranian actress, silver bear in Berlin for A Separation by Ashgar Faradhi, an Iranian movie with a million admissions in France, would be the president of the worldwide Jury. The opposite members are: Suha Arraf, director (Palestine), Zig Dulay, director (Philippines), Yerlan Nurmukhambetov, director (Kazakhstan), Tran Bich Quan, distributor-producer (France).

Koji Fukada, the rising star of Japanese administrators, will current all of his movies in world premiere.

Each will obtain a Cyclo d’or d’honneur for his or her whole profession or their work through the opening ceremony on February 1, 2022.

Moshen Makhmalbaf, multi-award-winning Iranian director, and Atiq Rahimi, Afghan director, Goncourt Prize 2008, signatories of the enchantment of July 29, 2021 “let’s save Afghan artists! », will current a number of movies through the Afghan Day.

A tribute might be paid to filmmaker Marc Haaz, technical director of FICA, who died tragically, on the age of 33, on July 30, 2021.

The whole movies of Xei Fei, chief of the fourth technology of Chinese language administrators, Berlin Golden Bear 1993 and Vesoul Viewers Award 1999, might be introduced.

Labeled by UNESCO, a Have a look at the cinemas of the Silk Roads will invite you to journey, in these occasions of confinement, to the delight of festival-goers keen to flee.

The fiction and documentary competitions provide 17 movies unseen in France, competing for the Cyclo d’or:

FICTION: Bangladesh: No Land’s Man by Mostafa Sarwar Farooki – French premiere; China: The Coffin Painter by Da Fei – European premiere; China: Yanagawa by Zhang Lu – French premiere; Korea: Aloners by Hong Sung-eun – French premiere; Iran: No selection by Reza Dormishian – French premiere; Japan-Vietnam: Alongside the Sea by Fujimoto Akio – French premiere; Uzbekistan: 2000 Songs of Farida by Yolkin Tuychiev – European premiere; Philippines: Gensan Punch by Brillante Ma Mendoza – European premiere; Taiwan: The Falls by Chung Mong-hong – French premiere;

DOCUMENTARY: Bangladesh: Why Not by Shekh al Mamun – worldwide premiere; Cambodia: Aspect by Aspectby Polen Ly – French premiere; India: Indian Area Desires by Sue Sudbury – unpublished; Iran: Asho by Jafar Najafi – French premiere; Israel: Holding it In by Chen Rotem and Omer Yefman – European premiere; Laos – France: Breaking the silence by Isabelle Vang and Lisiak Pawel – unpublished – Myanmar: February 1 by Leila Macaire and Mo Mo – European premiere – Palestine:Gaza, ball on the foot of Iyad Alasttal – unpublished

Throughout the skilled day, the movies in Previews (Iran:Hit the Highway by Panah Panahi; Japan: The Asada Household by Ryota Nakano; Turkey: Between two Dawns by Selman Nacar) or Out of Competitors (Cambodia: White Constructing by Kavich Neang) would be the topic of explicit consideration by operators.

The movies on the theme “Historical past as a backdrop”, removed from the controversies over the rewriting of historical past by unbolting statues, will illustrate the phrase of the nice historian Marc Bloch “Males are extra like their time than their fathers”.

 “Household Afternoon”; NETPAC panel; Jury Marc Haaz; Critics’ Jury; Inalco Jury; Highschool jury; Youth Jury; viewers award; Debate round Korea with Georges Arsenijevic, essayist; Cinephile meal; Orange Night; Vesoul on Asian time; Exhibitions: work, books, movie posters; Decentralized periods in Haute-Saône: Grey, Dampierre-sur-Salon, Lure, Luxeuil-les-Bains; Consciousness actions; Revival of award-winning movies at Inalco in Paris; will full the various sides of the pageant for the best pleasure of all! Lengthy stay the cinema! Tradition is a fight sport, spherical 28!



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