For the 9th year in a row, the San Diego Asian Film Festival presents the Taiwan Film Showcase, the largest annual presentation of Taiwanese cinema outside of Asia. Every year, the Showcase highlights the diversity of perspectives, languages, stories, and genres by filmmakers in Taiwan today.

TAIWAN SHOWCASE

After Life

ARCHIVING TIME

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ARCHIVING TIME

Directed by Lu Yuan-chi
Film restorationists at the Taiwan Film Institute walk us through the process of re-discovering and re-juvenating a national…
Masters

DAYS

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DAYS

Directed by Tsai Ming-liang
One man encounters another in Thailand. Tsai Ming-liang’s wordless meditation to the fleeting beauty of everyday details and…
Asia Pop!

SDAFF Drive-In! presents GET THE HELL OUT

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SDAFF Drive-In! presents GET THE HELL OUT

Directed by Wang I-Fan
In this horror comedy, a zombie outbreak unleashes mayhem on the Taiwan parliament and unlikely heroes emerge, as…
After Life

THE HUSBAND’S SECRET

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THE HUSBAND’S SECRET

Directed by Lin Tuan-chiu
A husband can't tell his wife that her old classmate is his ex-lover, in this fiery Taiwanese-language melodrama.
Masters

LOVE AND DEATH IN MONTMARTRE

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LOVE AND DEATH IN MONTMARTRE

Directed by Evans Chan
This fantasy romance/real-life documentary reveals the story, secrets, and longings of Qiu Miaojin, a lesbian Taiwanese writer who…
Invisible Waves

NOBODY

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NOBODY

Directed by Lin Chun-Hua
A strange, elderly tailor with secrets befriends a young girl intent on exposing her unfaithful father in this…
Invisible Waves

THE REASON WHY I’M HOME.

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THE REASON WHY I’M HOME.

Directed by Chang Ming Yu
Chen-yun returns home for the first time in five years to deal with the fallout of her estranged…
Shorts

SHORTS: TAIWAN <‐> AMERICA

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SHORTS: TAIWAN <‐> AMERICA

Americans in Taiwan, Taiwanese in America, and all the messy, awkward, and sentimental combinations of familial and cinematic…

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