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Asia Pop!

AS WE LIKE IT

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AS WE LIKE IT

Directed by Chen Hung-i, Muni Wei
Shakespeare’s comedy of coupling is transplanted into a candy-colored Taiwan of the future, with an all-femme cast. In…
Unknown Pleasures

DAYS BEFORE THE MILLENNIUM

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DAYS BEFORE THE MILLENNIUM

Directed by Chang Teng-yuan
Like many Southeast Asian women in the 1990s, Van Tue moves to Taiwan and marries a Taiwanese man,…
Classics Restored

EXECUTION IN AUTUMN

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EXECUTION IN AUTUMN

Directed by Lee Hsing
One of late director Lee Hsing’s most acclaimed works, EXECUTION IN AUTUMN is a chamber drama of riveting…

Girl In The Water

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Girl In The Water

Directed by Shi-Rou Huang
In this hand-drawn animation, a woman’s body abstracts and expands as she nurses the wounds of heartbreak.
Asia Pop!

LISTEN BEFORE YOU SING

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LISTEN BEFORE YOU SING

Directed by Yang Chih-lin
With young people migrating out of their deep mountain hometown, an elementary school faces being shut down, unless…

Night Bus

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Night Bus

Directed by Joe Hsieh
In this hand-drawn animation, secrets lurk behind shuttered eyelids as motley few ride the last bus of the…

off (I don’t know when to stop)

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off (I don’t know when to stop)

Directed by Erica Sheu
A quarantine moment, when objects, shadows, motion, and time look anew, all within the confines of home.

pài-la̍k ē-poo

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pài-la̍k ē-poo

Directed by Erica Sheu
A splash of fresh Saturday under the sun, and a Viewfinder haze of serial sweets delight in this…

Reliving the Past by Sea

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Reliving the Past by Sea

Directed by Caitlin Ann Shieh
Found film strips undergo decomposition by vinegar, mud, cheese, nato beans, beer, and kimchi, and project a vision…

Swingin’

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Swingin’

Directed by Guo Shang-Sing
After a young boy is bullied for having gay dads, his stepfather is forced to confront his own…
Unknown Pleasures

THE MOON REPRESENTS MY HEART

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THE MOON REPRESENTS MY HEART

Directed by Juan Martín Hsu
Filmmaker Juan Martín Hsu travels from Argentina to Taiwan to visit his mother, intending to investigate the circumstances…
Masters

The Night

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The Night

Directed by Tsai Ming-liang
Director Tsai Ming-liang films Hong Kong by night, through empty passageways shimmering with nocturnal bustle and ghostly reverberations.…