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 sends gay-themed comedy ‘Dear Ex’ to Oscars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The award-winning gay-themed comedy “ Dear Ex” (誰先愛上他的) will represent Taiwan at the 2020 Academy Awards, reports said Thursday (September 12). The movie wi...

Best Actor goes to Xiao Hu-dou at Taipei Film Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The 2019 Taipei Film Awards has announced that the award for Best Actor goes to Xiao Hu-dou, with Tsai Ming-liang winning Best Director and his film "Your Face" b...

Taiwanese filmmaker busks in support of homeless

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang (蔡明亮) sang to the public outside the Xindian MRT Station in New Taipei City on Dec. 6, to raise money and awareness for the area’...

GOLDEN HORSE: Hsieh Ying-xuan keeps Best Leading Actress award in Taiwan

Taiwanese actress Hsieh Ying-xuan (謝盈萱) won her first best leading actress award at the 55th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday, beating other four Chinese contenders to keep the award at home....

'The Great Buddha+' sees strong competition in Oscar’s best foreign film award

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese dark comedy “The Great Buddha+” (大佛普拉斯) which is under consideration for the Best Foreign Language Film award at the 91st Academy Awards next year, w...

Taiwan chooses ‘The Great Buddha+’ as its contender for foreign-language Oscar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The five Golden Horse award-winning film "The Great Buddha+" has been selected to be a contender at the 91st Academy Awards (Oscars) in the Best Foreign Language...

‘On Happiness Road’ sweeps 2018 Taipei Film Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – "On Happiness Road," an animated film by Sung Hsin-yin (宋欣穎) was awarded three prizes at the 2018 Taipei Film Festival, including the Grand Prize, Best Animation...

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...

Taiwanese film ‘The Great Buddha+’ to be presented at annual film festival in NYC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The five Golden Horse award-winning film "The Great Buddha+" from director Huang Hsin-yao has been selected to show on April 3-4 at the 2018 New Directors/New F...

Taiwanese film 'The Golden Buddha+' snags 10 nominations at Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The 54th Golden Horse Awards are tomorrow evening and the Taiwanese comedy noir, "The Great Buddha +," is anticipated to sweep the ceremony, reports CNA. &quo...

Two Taiwan films hold first international screenings at Canada festival

Two Taiwan films were screened overseas for the first time at the Toronto International Film Festival running Sept. 7-17, according to Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Toronto. Director Huang H...

Taiwanese artists win Asia-Pacific Producers Network Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three Taiwanese artists were announced as the recipients of the best actress, actor and producer awards given by the Asia-Pacific Producers Network (APN). On August 29,...

Taiwan sends indigenous movie to Oscars

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is sending the indigenous movie “Lokah Laqi!” by director Laha Mebow to compete for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film next year, reports said Thursday. E...

‘Lokah Laqi!’ captures five titles at Taipei Film Festival

“Lokah Laqi!” is the biggest winner at the Taipei Film Festival award giving ceremony at the Zhongshan Hall in Taipei Saturday night, capturing the titles of “Grand Prize,” “Best Director,” “Best New...