SHORTS: TO LIVE AND DIE IN TAIPEI
- 75 mins
The two most acclaimed recent shorts from Taiwan are accompanied by a diptych from one of the world’s greatest living filmmakers.
In this program
Directed by Zhang Zhi-teng
A hapless father decides to go golfing during a typhoon—only his golf clubs are at the home of a wife trying to divorce him.
Directed by Hsu Che-Yu
In 1984, KMT operative Wu Dun famously assassinated dissident writer Henry Liu in the Bay Area. Less known is that Wu Dun was also a movie producer. An eerie compilation of interviews, digital re-enactments, and movie martial arts.
Directed by Tsai Ming-liang
Director Tsai Ming-liang captures moments with two Taiwanese artists: Lee Pei-jing, former pop star, now undergoing physical therapy, and Chang Feng, the late actor of film and television.