2020 Tainan TIEFF

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

17:30 screening · National Cheng Kung University
86 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Monday, October 5, 2020

17:30 screening · National Cheng Kung University
91 minutes · With post-film Q&A

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…

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

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

17:30 screening · National Cheng Kung University
85 minutes · With post-film Q&A

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

Thursday, October 8, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
75 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
87 minutes · With post-film Q&A

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

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

Thursday, November 12, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
84 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Thursday, November 19, 2020

19:00 screening · BOOK SITE
59 minutes · With post-film Q&A

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

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.