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Taiwan-Japan movie selected to open Hong Kong film festival

TAIPEI (CNA) -- A Taiwan-Japan movie Omotenashi was selected Wednesday as one of the two films to open the Hong Kong International Film Festival, which will run from March 19 to April 5. Omotenashi...

Taiwanese musicians mentioned by Belgium’s Film Fest Gent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese singer Ann Bai (白安) and the group Cicada received a special mention at the Film Fest Gent festival in Belgium for their soundtrack for the movie “The Last ...

Film 'The Receptionist' to premier across Taiwan June 23

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- London-based Taiwanese director Jenny Lu's (盧謹明) debut feature film "The Receptionist" will officially premier Friday, June 23 in 11 theaters in six cities across...

Movie director plots Taiwan trilogy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Wei Te-sheng (魏德聖), the director of box-office smash “Cape No.7,” is planning a trilogy of movies looking at Taiwan’s 17th-century history from three dif...

Barry Jenkins: 'Moonlight' has drawn inspiration from Taiwanese movie 'Three Times'

Taipei (Taiwan News)--Barry Jenkins, director of the newly-minted Academy Awards Best Picture winner Moonlight, said in an interview with a film magazine last year that he drew inspiration from Taiwan...

TRAIN TO BUSAN wins positive comments from local directors

All Taiwanese movie directors attending the recent premier of the Korean movie “TRAIN TO BUSAN” have made very positive comments on the zombie horror-thriller. In TRAIN TO BUSAN, the protagonist s...