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.

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The Husband’s Secret
The Husband’s Secret
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 City Called Dragon
A City Called Dragon
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.
The Bride Who Has Returned From Hell
The Bride Who Has Returned From Hell
A young woman investigates the mysterious death of her sister.
Ice Poison
Ice Poison
A young farmer becomes a drugs courier in a bid to make ends meet.
God Man Dog
God Man Dog
Multi-strand emotional drama.

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