Asia Today: No masks on red carpet as Taiwan logs few cases

Taiwan wrapped up an annual film festival with an awards ceremony Saturday night (July 11) as it holds more public events after keeping its coronavirus outbreak to a few hundred cases. Actors and o...

Taipei holds world's first live film festival since COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Film Festival, held since 1998, became the first film festival worldwide since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic to take place in a physical venue, showcasi...

Berlin-based African director wins Taipei Film Festival's grand prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Film Festival on Tuesday (Jun 30) announced its winners of the International New Talent Competition. According to the film festival's press release, African ...

New talent film competition begins at Taipei Film Festival

A dozen full-length feature films by new and emerging filmmakers around the world began screening Friday (June 27) in a competition for new talent at the annual Taipei Film Festival. A total of 12 ...

Taipei Film Festival to kick off in June as coronavirus threat eases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Film Festival will kick off from June 25 and last through July 11 as Taiwanese society slowly returns to normal from the COVID-19 pandemic. With the curve fl...

Taipei Film Festival releases unconventional poster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The upcoming 2020 Taipei Film Festival (台北電影節) last Friday (May 1) released its event poster, which was designed by award-winning Taiwanese graphic designer Liao Chun-yu (...

20 Taiwan documentary films tour Thailand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twenty Taiwanese documentaries are being screened in Bangkok until Sunday (Nov. 3), as part of the Taiwan Documentary Film Festival, which opened on Wednesday (Oct. 30). ...

Taipei Film Festival announces opening and closing films

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The annual Taipei Film Festival (TFF) has announced its opening and closing film screenings, which are “Nina Wu” and “So Long, My Son.” The film...

Taipei Film Festival reveals nominees for 'International Talent Competition'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of the upcoming 21st Taipei Film Festival, organizers on Friday (May 17) announced the selection of films to be screened as part of the festival’s first ever &...

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...

Taiwan's animated film "On Happines Road" is submitted for the Oscar nomination list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) just announced 25 animated features submitted for consideration in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academ...

Taiwan film 'On Happiness Road' shortlisted for Oscar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese film “On Happiness Road” (幸福路上) was shortlisted in the Animated Feature Film category for the 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars. &ldqu...

New Taipei City International Documentary Month to screen 37 select documentaries for free

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The 2018 New Taipei City International Documentary Month, which will run from Oct. 21 to Nov. 18, will screen 37 selected documentaries for free, according to the event orga...

Taipei Economic and Trade Office in Indonesia holds Taiwan film screening

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Taipei Economic and Trade Office (TETO) in Indonesia held a Taiwan film screening and pre-conference tea party on Sept. 5 at Cinemaxx Theater Plaza Semanggi Jakarta. A to...

Free screenings of documentaries across Taiwan from now through Oct. 24

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Free showing of documentaries and post-screen discussions will take place around Taiwan and its outlying islands from August 4 through October 24, Taiwan’s Ministry of...