South Vietnamese Boatpeople vs. North Vietnamese contract workers, South Korean "guest workers" vs. North Korean students / orphans in the GDR or Germany. Migration routes and human lives determined by the bitter struggle of the Cold War. What do the Korean War and the Vietnam War have in common, and what does that have to do with Germany at all? Members of the second generation from different Asian-German communities reflect on their own stories or the stories of their parents in West and East Germany.
Dan Thy Nguyen is a freelance theatre director, actor, writer and singer in Hamburg. In 2014 he created and produced the stage and audio play ‘Sonnenblumenhaus’, which was about the Rostock-Lichtenhagen pogrom. Since 2019 he has worked with Studio Marshmallow as the director of the Fluctoplasma festival in Hamburg, 96 hours of art, discussion and diversity.
Duc Ngo Ngoc is a vietnamese-german filmmaker. In 2013, together with for filmmakers, he founded the KAMMER11 film collective. Since October 2015 he has been studying for a masters in film directing at the film university KONRAD WOLF in Babelsberg and has successfully completed a visiting semester at the Hanoi Academy of Theatre and Cinema.
Sun-ju Choi is a founding member of korientation e.V. – Network for Asian-German Perspectives, and a board member of ndo (New German Organisations). Together with Heike Berner she published the narrative volume At Home - Narratives from Korean-German Women (2006). Since 2007 she has been leading the Asian Film Festival, Berlin, together with Kimiko Suda. Her dissertation, Vater Staat und Mutter Partei: Concepts of Family and their Representation in North Korean Film was published in 2017.