Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation, in association with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in Chennai, is organizing the TAIWANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2023 at Alliance Française of Madras, 24, College Road, Subba Road Avenue, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600034.
Date: 20th – 22nd November
(Non-members of ICAF, please call on 9840151956/8939022618 for more details)
|TAIWANESE FILM FESTIVAL 2023|
|20th November (Monday)||Inaugural Function||6.00 pm||Alliance Française of Madras
No. 24, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600034
|Ohong Village/He feng cun/2019/Dir.: Luke Lungyin Lim/91 min||6.30 pm|
|Somewhere I Have Never Travelled/Dai wo qu yuan fang/2009/Dir.: Tien-Yu Fu/96 min||6.00 pm|
|22nd November (Wednesday)||One Day/You yi tian/2010/Dir.: Chi-jan Hou/93 min||6.00 pm|
Ohong Village/He feng cun/2019/Dir.: Luke Lungyin Lim/91 min/Nov 20/6.30 pm In a southwestern Taiwan oyster-farming village whose land keeps on subsiding, preparations for the King Boat Festival are proceeding. Shengji, an almost 30-year-old man, returns to his hometown he left several years ago. He assumes an air of superiority and behaves like a prosperous businessman in an ostentatious manner.
Win: 1, Nominations: 3
Somewhere I Have Never Travelled/Dai wo qu yuan fang/2009/Dir.: Tien-Yu Fu/96 min/ Nov 21/6.00 pm
About the lives of and relationship between two teens, a high school-aged boy and his younger niece. The movie begins by showing the nature of their relationship to each other, their family and what makes them kindred spirits. It then jumps ahead about five years, when the boy discovers there is more to life than basketball and working in the family’s candy store, but his niece is not so sure she likes the new complication.
One Day/You yi tian/2010/Dir.: Chi-jan Hou/93 min/Nov 22/6.00 pm
Singing lives with her mother on the Taiwanese island of Kinmen. In a constantly recurring dream; she meets a man. She can neither recognize him nor does she understand the words he shouts at her. Singing works on a ferry where she meets a soldier who claims that he will be her boyfriend one day.
Wins: 2, Nominations: 4