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Taiwan Film Festival 2017

Taiwan Film Festival 臺灣電影節 2017: Indigenous Representations and Responses 原民現身與迴聲

1-3 December 2017

Indigenous cultures form the foundation of contemporary Taiwan. Yet, representation of indigenous people in Taiwan cinema has often been controversial. These films include stereotypical portrayals of Taiwan’s aboriginal peoples in the 1960s to popular contemporary films by indigenous directors. This diverse program features documentaries and feature films that engage with cultural, social, ecological and political issues pertinent to Taiwan’s past and present.

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City of the Sadness

Taiwan Film Festival 臺灣電影節 2015

20-22 March 2015

From the romance and action of box office hits to contemporary cinematic masterpieces, from gritty independent documentaries to cool art house pioneers — Taiwan boasts a rich cinema, with generations of internationally lauded directors. Take this rare opportunity to immerse yourself in a special selection of Taiwan's filmmaking talent from the last four decades.

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Stray Dogs

Special Screenings by Tsai Ming-Liang 蔡明亮

7-8 January 2015

Acclaimed director Tsai Ming-liang presents three of his films, as a guest of the conference Taiwan: the View from the South.

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