Gay Marriage for Taiwan

Taiwan is on the brink of becoming the first country in Asia to legalise gay marriage. As part of the 10th edition, CinemAsia Film Festival organises an intimate meet up to sit down with activists and Taiwanese/ Chinese diaspora to discuss how their lives are affected by the struggle for marriage equality and gay rights at Pakhuis de Zwijger.

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Food & Film
Screen Shot 2016-02-09 at 12.34.08 AMThe Food & Film Days offer moviegoers a special and literal taste of various Asian countries with the presence of chefs from dedicated restaurants. Purchase a food supplement to your film ticket and enjoy delicious, authentic and freshly cooked Asian food!

Food Tickets Online pre-sale €7,00 (limited availability) Food Tickets also available at the venue €9,00

Food is served at Kriterion and Rialto between 17:00 – 21:30.

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Rainbow Kara-OK

Screen Shot 2016-02-09 at 12.38.15 AMFriday 10 March from 23:00 till late
One of the most celebrated traditions in CinemAsia history is the Friday evening karaoke party. It is not a tradition that is to be broken with any time soon! So we would like to invite you all to join us in the café of Kriterion and sing you lovely hearts out in front of the big screen. Show us your vocal prowess with your favorite memorable pop songs, groovy funk tunes, raunchy rock anthems and much, much more. We will make sure you will get your complimentary shot of soju!

Hosted by resident rock & roll Sam his fabulous glam vixens, this edition of our most outrageously fun tradition is bound to become a night to remember

cinemasia-16Saturday 11 March & Sunday 12 March (15.00 – 20.00)
During the weekend you can enjoy an added taste of Asia at the bar of Kriterion. Multiple vendors will be selling Asian-related goodies or will be cooking the most delicious Asian snacks right in front of your noses. Feel free to browse through their goodies and taste the food to your heart’s content before or after a screening. Hang out with your friends and/or family and meet other Asian film lovers.

Award Ceremony & Closing Night
Sunday 12 March 
After six days full of the best of contemporary Asian cinema and more, the CinemAsia Film Festival 2017 will officially come to an end on Sunday the 12th of March. The festival will be concluded in style with a special Closing Night event, which will feature the screening of the film A Quiet Dream. The film shall be preceded by the Award Ceremony of the Tiger Beer Jury Award, the Audience Award and the Student Award. As a token of our gratitude all our guests will receive a special goodie bag filled with surprises. Come and celebrate the conclusion of another fantastic edition of CinemAsia that will undoubtedly entice you for next year’s edition!