Events

30
Nov
2017

Lu Xun: Our Contemporary

CIW Colloquium

Presenter(s): Benjamin Penny, Ivan Franceschini, Sally Sussman, and Zhu Yayun

Lu Xun may be 'China’s greatest modern writer', 'the father of modern Chinese literature', and 'an intellectual forefather...

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30
Nov
2017

Hearing Voices with Lu Xun

CIW Public Lecture

Presenter(s): Professor Gloria Davies, Monash University

We think of ourselves as reading Lu Xun rather than hearing the words he wrote as a form of inner speech. Our focus on what the text means...

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01
Dec
2017

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale I 賽德克·巴萊 : 太陽旗

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

2011, 144 minutes, MA15+ Directed by Wei Te-sheng 魏德聖

This epic film, produced by John Woo and one of Taiwan’s box office hits, recounts the violent events of the Wushe Incident, a...

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01
Dec
2017

Song of Orchid Island 蘭嶼之歌

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

1965, 94 minutes Directed by Pan Lei 潘壘

Produced by the world-famous Shaw Brothers Studio of Hong Kong, this film is one of the earliest film representations of Taiwan’s indigenous...

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02
Dec
2017

How Deep is the Ocean 海有多深

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

2000, 60 minutes, PG Directed by Tang Shiang-chu 湯湘竹

 

Dislocation and despair, return and recovery, this film documents one Yami (Tao) man’s journey from Orchid Island to...

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02
Dec
2017

Asia is One アジアは一つ

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

1972, 96 minutes Directed by Nihon Documentary Union

Filmed by activist documentary makers from Tokyo, this recently rediscovered underground film takes us from Taiwanese migrant...

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02
Dec
2017

Lokah Laqi (Hang in There, Kids!) 只要我長大

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

2016, 90 minutes Directed by Laha Mebow 陳潔瑤

Discover the challenges and joys of life from the perspective of three charismatic boys living in Sqoyaw village in Taichung. This...

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02
Dec
2017

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale II 賽德克·巴萊: 彩虹橋

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

2011, 132 minutes, MA15+ Directed by Wei Te-sheng 魏德聖

Continuing from the first film, shown on Friday night, the conflict between the Seediq and the Japanese forces escalates with...

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02
Dec
2017

Voices of Orchid Island 蘭嶼觀點

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

1993, 73 minutes Directed by Hu Tai-li 胡台麗

Everyday life on Orchid Island is revealed in this important film by one of Taiwan’s most eminent ethnographic film makers. Hu Tai-li...

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03
Dec
2017

Old Seafarer 老海人洛馬比克

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

2015, 25 minutes, PG Directed by Cheng Yu-Chieh 鄭有傑

Based on a story by Syaman Rapongan 夏曼‧藍波安, a noted writer of Orchid Island’s Yami (Tao) tribe, this gentle short film looks at...

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