'East of Taiwan' wins Platinum Remi Award at WorldFest

Overall only 15-20% of the total category entries actually win an award at WorldFest

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(East Rift Valley National Scenic Area photo)

(East Rift Valley National Scenic Area photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – “East of Taiwan” won the Platinum Remi award in the Travel/Tourism category at WorldFest-Houston International Festival, which was held in Houston from April 5 – 14 .

WorldFest, now in it’s 50th year, is the third competitive international film festival in North America, following San Francisco and New York.

WorldFEst consists of 12 major film & video competitions and more than 200 categories. Overall only 15-20% of the total category entries actually win an award at WorldFest.

Liang Chunyu (梁宗裕), director of the award-winning film, said that "East of Taiwan" conveys the true feeling of tourists traveling in Taiwan’s eastern counties of Hualien and Taitung, Central News Agency reported.