Review: In 'Tigertail,' an intergenerational immigrant tale

Oh, to be the other “Tiger” on Netflix. Alan Yang's “Tigertail” is either blessed to arrive in the stormy wake of “Tiger King," or doomed to be the other “Tiger” title Netflix users...

It’s Alan Yang’s story, but ‘Tigertail’ was personal for all

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four years ago, when “Master of None” co-creator Alan Yang started writing a film loosely based on his Taiwanese father, Hollywood wasn’t exactly clamoring for Asian American storie...

Taiwan rock band Fire Ex., lyricist Albert Leung write HK protest song

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese rock band Fire Ex. (滅火器) and Hong Kong songwriter Albert Leung (林夕) have collaborated on a song to support the Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, with the title...

Award-winning French director receives Taiwan citizenship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French director and recipient of the 2017 Prix franco-taïwanais cultural award, Jean-Robert Thomann, was granted Taiwanese citizenship at the end of October and has s...

Five acclaimed Taiwanese films to be aired in New York

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New York television channel will broadcast widely-acclaimed Taiwanese films every weekend next month starting Oct. 5. City University of New York’s CUNY TV will...

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...

London East Asia Film Festival to feature 10 Taiwanese films

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - London East Asia Film Festival 2018, which will feature 10 Taiwanese films this year, launched its opening ceremony on Sept. 19 n Notting Hill, London. The film festival chai...

Top 10 Taiwanese Movies

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Few of the creative industries are flourishing more in Taiwan than movie-making. For a relatively small nation, Taiwan is remarkably prolific at churning out big-screen ente...

Three Taiwanese offered membership in U.S. film Academy

Three professionals from Taiwan's film industry have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the group that hands out the Oscars. The Academy's invitat...

Retrospective of Taiwan’s martial arts films to kick off in Netherlands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the retrospective of Cannes award-winning Taiwanese filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien (侯孝賢) in 2016, the EYE Film Institute Netherlands in Amsterdam is preparing to intr...

Taiwanese actor joins the 71st Cannes Film Festival Jury

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese actor, Chang Chen (張震) will serve on the jury for the 71st Cannes Film Festival, which is scheduled to be held from May 8-19, according to the full lineup unveil...

20th Taipei Film Festival announces Jury Chair

TAIPEI(Taiwan News)- 2018 Taipei Film Festival announced the jury chairperson for each of its two competitions- Taipei Film Awards and International New Talent Competition. The jury chair of the T...

Intense, gasping French drama to be screened across Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the French film “Endangered Species”, “Renoir” director Gilles Bourdos once again collaborated with six-time Golden Horse Awards winner Mark Lee...

Inaugural Taiwanese Film Biennial kicks off in Los Angeles

The inaugural Taiwanese Film Biennial kicks off Oct. 20 in Los Angeles, presenting 14 classic and contemporary works spanning such genres as art house, documentary, drama and suspense. Jointly org...