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U.S.: Taiwanese documentary film wins U.S. award

U.S.: Taiwanese documentary film wins U.S. award

"Let's Be Friends! " directed by Taiwanese film-maker Wang Chun-chiang, won a Certificate of Honorable Mention at the 58th annual Columbus International Film and Video Festival in Ohio, U.S., Taiwan's liaison office in Chicago said today.

The documentary film displays Taiwanese people's passion and friendliness and the depth of Chinese culture preserved in Taiwan, the office stated.

It is hoped the film will encourage foreigners to study Chinese in Taiwan, the office added.

Established in 1952 to encourage the use of film and video in all forms of education and communication, the Columbus, Ohio, event is one of the oldest film festivals in North America.

The Honorable Mention awards are presented on the basis of films' overall quality or notable production values, the organizer's website explains.