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The inaugural edition of the Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh is taking place online because of the Covid-19 pandemic. All films are free to access and the festival also includes live Q&A sessions with the director and producer of Out/Marriage, Nguyen Kim Hong and Tsai Tsung lung and the director of The Mountain, Su Hung-En, plus a panel discussion with three film curators sharing their expertise on Taiwanese cinema: Chris Berry, Wafa Ghermani, Wang Yi.
The festival takes place from 18 to 27 September.
View Films by Strand:
- A Borrowed Hong Kong
- Lifetime Achievement Award
- Melodrama Divas
- Midi Z Selection
- Taiwan New Cinema
- Taiwanese Hokkien-Language Films
Taiwan Latest Reviews
Life becomes complicated when a woman tries to help her friend, a single mother, without realising that the friend had an affair with her husband before they were married.
A documentary about women who have experienced immigration and failed marriage.
A woman undertakes a dangerous journey to join her comrade in Dragon City, a military base controlled by the Jin regime, to find a map showing the deployment of the resistance army against the northern invaders.
A young woman investigates the mysterious death of her sister.
A young farmer becomes a drugs courier in a bid to make ends meet.
Multi-strand emotional drama.
Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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