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CIW Taiwan Film Festival

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I 賽德克·巴萊 : 太陽旗

5:30pm - 8:45pm
01 Dec 2017
Auditorium, China in the World Building (188), Fellows Lane, ANU

2011, 144 minutes, MA15+
Directed by Wei Te-sheng 魏德聖

This epic film, produced by John Woo and one of Taiwan’s box office hits, recounts the violent events of the Wushe Incident, a Seediq uprising against Japanese rule in 1930. Beautifully set in Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range, and receiving both praise and controversy, this film offers a compelling take on violent responses to colonisation.

UNESCO Award, Asia Pacific Screen Awards (2012)
Audience Choice Award, Golden Horse Film Festival (2011)
Audience Award, Osaka Asian Film Festival (2012)

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This screening is part of the Taiwan Film Festival 臺灣電影節 2017: Indigenous Representations and Responses 原民現身與迴聲. All screenings are FREE and open to the public, but bookings are essential. All films have English subtitles.


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