What: Fatih Akin Film Festival
When: From 18 to 26 March 2016
Where: Cinebox, 212 Ly Chinh Thang Str., District 3, HCMC
From Goethe Institute
As part of the Fatih Akin Film Series, the Goethe-Institut Vietnam presents a selection of films by the German director in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The work of Fatih Akin, who has a Turkish background, is more topical and relevant than ever, dealing with issues of migration and identity, culture and homeland. The Goethe-Institut will screen films of various genres: from a musical portrait of a bustling metropolis on two continents to an intercultural comedy to a historical drama – Fatih Akin’s films appeal to a variety of emotions. As every year, the Film Series offers a diverse and entertaining programme for the interested public. Please note that the age rating of all films is 16 years.
Fatih Akin, born in Hamburg 1973, is a movie director, scriptwriter, actor and producer of Turkish descent. In his movies, he deals with themes like identity, culture and home. Fatih Akin became internationally known in 2004 with his movie “Head-on”, for which he won the Berlin International Film Festival’s Golden Bear. Since then he has been awarded numerous prizes, for example at the Venice Film Festival, the Cannes Film Festival, the German Film Awards and the European Film Awards.
Films in German, subtitles Vietnamese and English