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...

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...

Local college student’s short film to screen at Cannes

A Taiwan-made short film has been selected to screen at the 70th Cannes Film Festival, which is taking place May 17-28 in the southern French city. The short film, titled “Towards the Sun,&rd...

Taiwan celebrates World Book Day with series of events

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- To promote the habit of reading and encourage the public to take a deeper interest in it, the Ministry of Culture held an inaugural series of events to celebrate the World Book...