Taipei Film Festival reveals nominees for 'International Talent Competition'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of the upcoming 21st Taipei Film Festival, organizers on Friday (May 17) announced the selection of films to be screened as part of the festival’s first ever &...

Taiwanese film director Niu's 'stupid man' comment over rape charge reminds netizens of Jackie Chan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- When being released on NT$1.5 million (US$48,500) bail after being charged with sexually assaulting a female staff member on his movie set, Taiwanese film director Doze Niu (鈕承...

Taiwanese film director Doze Niu being investigated for rape

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- There was mass media chaos this morning as Taiwanese film director Doze Niu (鈕承澤) arrived at a police station in Taipei to respond to allegations that he had raped one of his f...

Taiwanese win best new director award at HK film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese directors Mag Hsu (徐譽庭) and Hsu Chih-yen (許智彥) were presented with the best new director award at the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival 2018 today, for their acclaim...

Taiwan President weighs in as Chinese actor's statement at Golden Horse Awards sparks outcry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a Chinese actor referred to Taiwan as part of China’s territory during the Golden Horse Awards ceremony in Taipei last evening, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) re...

Taiwanese movies take the spotlight at Nantes later this month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 40th edition of the Three Continents Film Festival (Festival des 3 Continents) kicks off in Nantes, France on Nov. 20 and features a number of Taiwanese movies. Tai...

Shih Hsiang-te named best director at Vancouver film festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shih Hsiang-te (施祥德) won the "Red Maple Leaf Award" for best director for his film, "Will to fly" (用心飛翔) at the at 6th Vancouver Chinese Film Awards on...

3 Taiwanese directors to attend Marseille documentary festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese directors have been invited to feature at the 29th Marseille International Film Festival in France, with two young directors to participate in an intensive...

Two films to represent Taiwan at 2018 International Film Festival Rotterdam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the upcoming 47th annual International Film Festival Rotterdam, Taiwan will have two films premiere among the eight titles in the Big Screen Competition. A Taiwane...

Anti-drug micro movies by acclaimed Taiwanese directors go online with support from Luis Ko

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The internationally-acclaimed Taiwanese filmmaker Wu Nien-jen (吳念真) and Asio Liu (劉吉雄) recently released three micro movies against drugs at the invitation of Luis Ko, CEO...

Seven Taiwanese Films shown at 2018 San Diego Asian Film Festival

TAIWAN (Taipei News) – As part of the Pac Arts San Diego Asian Film Fesitval, Sunday Nov. 12 marked the start of the sixth annual Taiwan Film Showcase, the largest showcase of Taiwanese Film out...

Taiwan’s iconic films of 80s to re-screen in July 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six films directed by Edward Yang (楊德昌) and Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢), two of the most important directors of the New Taiwanese Cinema movement, are to be screened in the cine...

Two Taiwanese films make NYT's '25 Best Films of the 21st Century'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Taiwanese-made films have made it to the New York Times' list of "The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century So Far," including Edward Yang's (楊德昌) "Yi Yi...

Events and activities in Taiwan for April 14 to April 20

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The following is a list of notable events and activities taking place in Taiwan from April 14 to April 20: Sports The 2017 Santaizi ATP Challenger (華國三太子國際男子網球挑戰賽) he...

Tibetan high lama to pray for Taiwan at year-end party

Taipei, Dec. 25 (CNA) Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, the supreme head of Tibetan Buddhism's Drikung Kagyu lineage, will join his followers at a year-end dharma session to pray for Taiwan, the organizer sai...