2020 Kaohsiung TIEFF

Thursday, September 17, 2020

15:30 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
59 minutes

Muakai’s Wedding

In 1932, Muakai from the Zingrur royal family of the Kaviyangan village was accessioned into the Taihoku imperial University (former name of the National Taiwan University, abbr. NTU) and stood silently in the corner of the Museum of Anthropology. Considering to applying for the National Treasure, Professor Chia-yu Hu of NTU went back to village since 2014 and discussed related

Thursday, September 24, 2020

15:30 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
56 minutes

The Feather Headdress of Ceroh

According to Indigenous elders, the process of standing up for tests to win the qualification to wear the feather headdress is a symbol of becoming a man (Tamdaw) for the Pangcah people of Taiwan. The process of qualification has changed over time in recent days due to the lost of traditional environment and lifestyle.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

15:00 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
94 minutes

Saturday, October 3, 2020

05:29 screening
15:00 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
87 minutes

Tribal Justice

Tribal Justice is a feature documentary about a little known, underreported but effective criminal justice reform movement in America today: the efforts of tribal courts to create alternative justice systems based on their traditions. In California, the state with the largest number of Indian people and tribes, two formidable Native American women are among those leading the way. Abby Abinanti,

Thursday, October 8, 2020

15:30 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
86 minutes

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

18:00 screening · Kaohsiung Medical University
82 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Saturday, October 17, 2020

15:00 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
86 minutes

Thursday, October 22, 2020

15:30 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
94 minutes

Saturday, October 24, 2020

15:00 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
77 minutes

Saturday, October 31, 2020

15:00 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
75 minutes

Thursday, November 5, 2020

15:30 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
77 minutes

Thursday, November 12, 2020

15:30 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
75 minutes

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

13:30 screening · I-Shou University
56 minutes · With post-film Q&A

The Feather Headdress of Ceroh

According to Indigenous elders, the process of standing up for tests to win the qualification to wear the feather headdress is a symbol of becoming a man (Tamdaw) for the Pangcah people of Taiwan. The process of qualification has changed over time in recent days due to the lost of traditional environment and lifestyle.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

15:30 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
87 minutes

Tribal Justice

Tribal Justice is a feature documentary about a little known, underreported but effective criminal justice reform movement in America today: the efforts of tribal courts to create alternative justice systems based on their traditions. In California, the state with the largest number of Indian people and tribes, two formidable Native American women are among those leading the way. Abby Abinanti,

Saturday, November 21, 2020

15:00 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
85 minutes

Island Soldier

Island Soldier interweaves the personal stories of Micronesian soldiers serving in the U.S. military, following their journey from the most remote islands in the Pacific to the front lines of war in Afghanistan, and back again. These non-U.S. citizens are fighting in America’s wars – yet they serve, and die, at five times the rate per capita of their American

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

13:30 screening · I-Shou University
84 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

13:30 screening · National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology (Jiangong Campus)
82 minutes · With post-film Q&A
17:30 screening · Shu-Te University
84 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Saturday, December 5, 2020

14:30 screening · Kaohsiung Film Archive
82 minutes · With post-film Q&A
17:00 screening · Kaohsiung Film Archive
85 minutes

Island Soldier

Island Soldier interweaves the personal stories of Micronesian soldiers serving in the U.S. military, following their journey from the most remote islands in the Pacific to the front lines of war in Afghanistan, and back again. These non-U.S. citizens are fighting in America’s wars – yet they serve, and die, at five times the rate per capita of their American
19:30 screening · Kaohsiung Film Archive
90 minutes

Heartbound-A Different Kind of Love Story

An epic drama on cross-cultural marriages between Thai women and Danish fishermen, co-directed by Janus Metz (Armadillo, True Detective, Borg Vs Mc Enroe). Over a decade the directors follow four couples as they struggle to find a way out of poverty and loneliness and see their children grow up to heap the seeds or pay the price of their mothers

Sunday, December 6, 2020

14:30 screening · Kaohsiung Film Archive
84 minutes · With post-film Q&A
17:00 screening · Kaohsiung Film Archive
86 minutes
19:30 screening · Kaohsiung Film Archive
77 minutes

Thursday, December 10, 2020

15:30 screening · National Sun Yat-sen University
85 minutes

Island Soldier

Island Soldier interweaves the personal stories of Micronesian soldiers serving in the U.S. military, following their journey from the most remote islands in the Pacific to the front lines of war in Afghanistan, and back again. These non-U.S. citizens are fighting in America’s wars – yet they serve, and die, at five times the rate per capita of their American