Taiwan VR filmmakers undertake talent exchange with French industry leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Eager movie-goers have been forming long lines outside the Kaohsiung VR Film Lab—Taiwan’s only VR (virtual reality) cinema—at Kaohsiung Film Festival, wh...

Film about Tamsui Kavalan Historical Trails selected and screened by World Trails Conference

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A film that introduces and discusses the past, the present, and the future of a century-old trail network in northern Taiwan connecting the Taipei and Yilan areas ...

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. ...

Capturing ‘two sides of the coin’ of Freddy Lim’s life in the new film ‘Metal Politics Taiwan’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Metal Politics Taiwan" depicts "two sides of the coin"  referring to Freddy Lim, a metal rock star and a politician, both modern and traditional....

Deals abound for Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--With the arrival of Taipei Children’s Month in April, Taipei City has organized a series of events and offered generous deals to commemorate the occasion. On April 1, Taipe...

NY Gov. Cuomo heading to Utah for Sandra Lee film screening

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to travel to Utah to attend the screening of girlfriend Sandra Lee's new documentary on her battle with breast cancer. The Democr...

Two films to represent Taiwan at 2018 International Film Festival Rotterdam

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the upcoming 47th annual International Film Festival Rotterdam, Taiwan will have two films premiere among the eight titles in the Big Screen Competition.   ...

NPM releases documentary on central Taiwan’s development

A documentary on the historical development of central Taiwan during the reign of the Daoguang Emperor (1820-1850) was released Nov. 24 by Taipei City-based National Palace Museum, providing a closer ...

Film festival explores cultural connections between Taiwan, SE Asia

A special film screening and audio-visual performance program is set to take place Oct. 27-28 as part of the New Narratives Film Festival, a 10-day event showcasing a variety of Taiwan and Southeast A...

Film 'The Receptionist' to screen in Kaohsiung today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An early screening of London-based Taiwanese director Jenny Lu's (盧謹明) debut feature film "The Receptionist" (接線員) will take place today in Kaohsiung, b...

Events and Activities in Taiwan for June 10-11

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The following is a list of notable events and activities taking place in Taiwan from June 10 to June 11: Expanding The Mind Cultivate your senses with a Perfume...

Concert attack highlights scattershot screening process

LONDON (AP) — Survivors of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert hall said security screening ahead of the Ariana Grande show was haphazard, raising the question of whether...

Alleged bomb scare briefly delays Cannes film screening

CANNES, France (AP) — A bomb scare has caused the Cannes Film Festival to briefly evacuate the Debussy theater before the first screening of director Michel Hazanavicius' movie "Redoubtable," a film i...

BC-AS--Asian News Digest, AS

ASIA: AP EXPLAINS-CHINA-TAIWAN — President-elect Donald Trump's questioning of long-established U.S. policy toward Taiwan is sparking a growing backlash in China and warnings about a...

India arrests 12 for not standing during national anthem

NEW DELHI (AP) — Twelve people have been arrested in southern India for not standing while the national anthem was being played at an international film festival, police said Tuesday. ...