The Taiwan Film showcase is sponsored by the UCSD Chuan Lyu Foundation for Taiwan Studies, the UCSD Taiwan Studies Lecture Series, the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles, and the Taiwan Ministry of Culture.
ALL FILMS ARE PRESENTED AT THE UCSD PRICE CENTER THEATER AND ARE FREE FOR UCSD STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF.
Ying-Juan just wants to be recognized for her cooking. Despite the popular dishes she cooks for kids, she’s considered too heavyset to be the face of their school, and instead is pressured into a dispiriting weight-loss program. But two unlikely friendships set her on a surprising comedy of self-discovery.Buy tickets
To appease the mob, a TV executive needs to lower the network’s value as quickly as possible. His solution: strip its budget and hire the worst performers and writers. To his astonishment, his young hires come up with ingenious, low-budget solutions that turn the network into a surprise hit.Buy tickets
Zero Chou pays tribute to director Liu Li-li with a biopic in the mode of the soapy melodramas that made her famous in the 1970s-80s. We meet Liu as a young woman finding her narrative voice in the stage, and later film, while juggling romance with a married director.Buy tickets