2020 Tainan TIEFF

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

17:30 screening · National Cheng Kung University
86 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)

Monday, October 5, 2020

17:30 screening · National Cheng Kung University
91 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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32KM, 60 years

After being abandoned for nearly seven decades, the old tribal village is difficult to reach with almost no roads leading to it. The only guide on our journey in search of our roots is Wilang, who drags his octogenarian body up the mountain. As we follow Wilang’s footsteps, we travel a tunnel back in time…

‘The entire film consists of…

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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…

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

17:30 screening · National Cheng Kung University
83 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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REVENIR (To Return)

For years, the stories of West African migrants and refugees have been told through the lenses of foreign journalists. Now there is a story from the inside.

Part road-trip, part memoir, part journalistic investigation, REVENIR follows Kumut Imesh, a refugee from the Ivory Coast now living in France, as he returns to the African continent and attempts to retrace the…

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

17:30 screening · National Cheng Kung University
85 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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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…

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
77 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)

Thursday, October 8, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
75 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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Pomelo

Pomelo people live in the heart of the growing city of Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a neighbourhood where people from different rural provinces come and work. Living in the grounds of an ongoing ring road construction, they go through processes of demolition and land eviction.

 

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
87 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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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 15, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
85 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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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…

Thursday, October 29, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
82 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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Our Happy Birth Day

Anais and Daisy meet a midwife, a dying profession, and have a new understand of life and death. Since then, they’ve chosen a birthing process that is differently from 99% of the women in Taiwan.

Anais, an aromatherapist, lives a natural and holistic lifestyle and refuses modern medicine. At the local theater, she plays an expectant mother who is forced…

Thursday, November 12, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
84 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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The Solemn Commitment to Palakuwan

“In the Palakuwan not only become good man by yourself. It is the collective all be great and strong!”

Katratripulr community in Taitung County which has so far maintained the collective education of the traditional organizations of the age class of men.

It is based in the “Takuvang” house and the “Palakuwan” house, as well as people who education and…

Thursday, November 19, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
59 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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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, November 26, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
56 minutes · With post-film Q&A (subject to change)
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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.

The scars made by colonization and…