Asian cinema is well represented in the first batch of films confirmed by the Berlinale's International Forum section including titles by Singapore's Tan Pin Pin, Japan's Takahashi Izumi and Korea's Mun Jeong-hyun.

In addition, the Forum's programme will present the international premieres of Jalla! Jalla! director Josef Fares' new film Leo and French filmmaker Audrey Estrougo's debut Regarde-moi. Bulgarian director Boris Despodov, who participated in the Berlinale Talent Campus in 2004, has been invited for the world premiere of his directorial debut Corridor #8 about a European Union road construction project linking Bulgaria with Macedonia and Albania.

The confirmed titles so far are:
Correction (Diorthosi), by Thanos Anastopoulos (Greece)
Corridor #8, by Boris Despodov (Bulgaria)
Divizionz, by Yes! That's Us (Uganda/South Africa)
God Man Dog, by Singing Chen (Taiwan)
Grandmother's Flower, by Mun Jeong-hyun (Korea)
Higurashi, by Hirosue Hiromasa (Japan)
Invisible City, by Tan Pin Pin (Singapore)
Leo, by Josef Fares (Sweden)
Musunde-Hiraite, by Takahashi Izumi (Japan)
Park and Love Hotel (Asyl), by Kumasaka Izuru (Japan)
Paruthiveeran, by Ameer Sulthan (India)
Regarde-moi, by Audrey Estrougo (France)
United Red Army, by Wakamatsu Koji (Japan)
Wonderful Town, by Aditya Assarat (Thailand) - Special Screening