'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...

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 fes...

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...

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...

Afghan rock band struggles to hit right note in Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The band gathers in a small carpentry shop on the outskirts of Iran's capital, with sawdust still in the air but the buzzing of the jigsaws now exchanged for the soft feedback of a...

‘Taiwan Waves’ concert enchants locals in Central Park, New York City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The "Taiwan Waves" open-air concert was held in Central Park, New York City on July 7, as part of the annual SummerStage music festival, reported CNA. Th...

Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival kicks off, spotlighting vibrant cinematic culture

(Taiwan Today) The inaugural Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival kicks off June 29 in the U.S. state of Washington, spotlighting the nation’s vibrant cinematic culture through a collection ...

The Great Buddha+ wins Hong Kong Film Award

Taipei (CNA) - The Great Buddha+ (大佛普拉斯), a Taiwanese dark comedy, won Best Film from Mainland and Taiwan at the 37th Hong Kong Film Awards on Sunday. Other films nominated in the category were Tai...

The Great Buddha to be screened in Delhi

NEW DELHI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 Taiwanese dark comedy film, The Great Buddha (大佛普拉斯) Huang's this directorial debut won the top prize at the 19th Taipei Film Festival ...

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 ...

Malaysia International Film Festival, Golden Global nominees announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2018 Malaysia International Film Festival (MIFFEST) and Malaysia Golden Global Awards (MGGA) announced the nominees for this year's festival and ceremony respectiv...

Submissions open for the 20th Taipei Film Festival International New Talent Competition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--As one of the main competition for the Taipei Film Festival, the International New Talent Competition is open for submissions from January 8 to March 30, according to a news rele...

Taiwan Ministry of Culture to offer grants to award-winning filmmakers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an attempt to encourage Taiwanese filmmakers and increase the number of Taiwanese films, the Ministry of Culture will offer special grants to filmmakers who come u...

Taiwan award-winning films exhibited at 28th Singapore International Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — 28th Singapore International Film Festival exhibited a total of 96 films from Taiwan, which includes Golden Horse Award-nominated films Angels Wear White an...

Taiwanese crime thriller claims 3 top Golden Horse awards

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese crime thriller "The Bold, The Corrupt, The Beautiful" claimed three top Golden Horse movie awards, including best feature film. Veteran Hong Kong actr...