Families-To-Be: Short Films From Taiwan
- Shorts Programs
- 85 mins
From birth to death, to memories that transcend generations, these award-winning short films reflect on the moments when families change forever.
In this program
Directed by Erica Sheu
Fragments of family history refracted through shards of glass and flickers of shadows, while recollections of Kinmen bombs linger like incense smoke.
Directed by Yen Hao Hsuan
After the death of her mother, Ruo-ching is left to navigate the world of Taiwanese funerals while finding that there’s no plan for her own grieving.
Directed by Chiang Chung-chieh
An argument, a familiar spot, and a chance encounter. While on a harbor stroll, an old married couple revisits their relationship on what will be one of the biggest days of their lives.
Directed by Pan Ke-yin
The heat is on when Jun gets two pieces of news: he’s to report for military service, and his girlfriend’s period is late. In this bubbly comedy of growing up, Jun realizes it’s his moment to step up.