Taiwan Film Festival Iceland 2019

Ofur Búdda + (The Great Buddha Plus)

Director: Huang Hsin-Yao

A story about some forgotten place or people in the southern Taiwan.

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Aðeins Hafið Veit (Long Time No Sea)

Director: Heather Tsui

An impressive debut tells an uplifting, family-friendly tale from the indigenous Tao community of Taiwan

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Guð Maður Hundur (God Man Dog)

Director: Chen Singing

The city-country conflict between the western part and the eastern part of the island appears as the “BOT Invasion” of the eastern coast led by real-state capitalists, and the farmers’ daily drive carrying the fruits from the rural east to urban markets in the west.

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Hermenn Regnbogans : Seediq Bale (Warriors of Rainbow: Seediq Bale)

Director: Wei Te-Sheng

Wei’s epic film reclaims an extraordinary episode about two races clashing in defense of their faiths, from 20th-century history which is little-known even in Taiwan.

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Stuttmyndir frá Tævan (Taiwanese Short Films)

Director: various

A selection of Taiwanese experimental short films

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Cape No. 7

Director: Wei Te-Sheng

Wei’s debut film is a big-hearted comedy and one of the most successful Taiwanese films ever.

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KANO

Director: Wei Te-Sheng

Baseball is beloved and treasured by Taiwanese people. Kano tells the story about the first truly multiethnic baseball team in Taiwan under the colonial rule. It marked the starting point of baseball talent cultivation and local sport promotion.

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Pusu Qhuni + Storytelling Workshop with Producer Wei Te-Sheng

Director: Tang Hsiang-Chu

Featuring a wealth of documentation and narrative accounts by the descendants of the rebels, this film takes a rare look into the dark corners of the Wushe Incident: the Seediq people rising up against the oppressive rule of the Japanese government eighty years ago.

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