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Taiwan drama 'A Sun' makes Oscars shortlist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese film "A Sun" (陽光普照) has made the Oscars shortlist for Best International Feature Film after the preliminary round of voting by members of the Academy. ...

Taiwan-made zombie movie creeps into theaters Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese horror film featuring a new type of sentient "infected person" hits theaters in the country on Friday (Jan. 22). The film, titled "The Sadnes...

London East Asia Film Festival features Taiwanese thriller 'Detention'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The London East Asia Film Festival features three Taiwanese films this year, including the award-winning thriller "Detention." This year's edition present...

Two Taiwanese films selected for Rotterdam film festival

Two Taiwanese movies, "Detention" and "Synapses," have been selected for screening at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) next year, with the latter competing in the B...

New York Asian Film Festival features Taiwan action and comedy films

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— The New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) is presenting four Taiwan comedy and action movies from June 28 to July 14. The annual NYAFF is the New York Asian Film Foundati...

Taiwan takes center stage at NewImages VR film festival in Paris

Taiwan is the featured country at the NewImages Festival, one of France’s leading platforms for digital arts and cinema, running June 19-23 in Paris. Organized in collaboration with Taiwan Cu...

2019 Yuejin Lantern Festival to light up a charming small town in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The lantern artworks by art groups from 20 countries, including France, Japan, and Brazil, will turn the Yuejin Harbor Water Park in Yanshui District (鹽水區) of Tainan City ...

Photo story: the style and success of the 55th Golden Horse Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 55th annual Golden Horse Awards was held in Taipei on the evening of Nov. 17, where the best in Chinese-language cinema was recognized. “An Elephant Sitting S...

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...

Largest showcase of Taiwanese films outside of Asia features two virtual reality movies in San Diego

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The annual Taiwanese film event, Taiwan Film Showcase, is scheduled to present as part of the San Diego Asian Film Festival from Nov. 9 to 11. The San Diego Asian Film...

Taiwan’s Top 10 TV shows

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Following on from last week’s article which presented our Top 10 Taiwanese Movies, we have decided to move from the big screen to the small one and take a look at our ...

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...

Funeral of Taiwanese psychic ‘Tsai Gu’ draws her legendary resurrection story to a close

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A legendary and mysterious Taiwanese grandmother's 60-year resurrection journey came to an end with a grand funeral on Monday, which was attended by several legislator...

Taiwan entertainer and philanthropist Sun Yueh dies, aged 87

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Movie star, comedian, anti-smoking activist and all-round charity volunteer Sun Yueh (孫越) passed away at the age of 87 Tuesday. Sun died of septicemia in combination wi...

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...