Taiwan Film Festival

city_of_sadness_200The Australian Centre on China in the World (CIW), ANU, and the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) are co-hosting the Taiwan Film Festival 臺灣電影節 in Canberra, 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.

All screenings are FREE and open to the public, but places are limited so bookings are essential. All films have English subtitles and are unclassified (R18+) unless otherwise noted.

For further details and to reserve tickets, please see: http://ciw.anu.edu.au/events/2015/tff/.

Friday 20 March
Arc Cinema, NFSA
6:15pm A City of Sadness 悲情城市
This opening night film is presented in partnership with the National Film & Sound Archive

Saturday 21 March
Auditorium, CIW
11:00am Spring: The Story of Hsu Chin-Yu 春天: 許金玉的故事
1:00pm The Peach Blossom Land 暗戀桃花源
3:30pm Rebels of the Neon God 青少年哪吒
7:00pm Monga 艋舺

Sunday 22 March
Auditorium, CIW
10:30am Writings that Weave Waves 潮浪譜寫共鳴
11:45am The Gangster’s God 炸神明
2:00pm The Terrorizers 恐怖份子
4:45pm Cape No.7 海角七號