2020 Taipei TIEFF

Friday, September 25, 2020

09:00 screening · National Chengchi University
32 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…

Saturday, September 26, 2020

19:00 screening · National Chengchi University
82 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Thursday, October 8, 2020

19:30 screening · National Chengchi University
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

Friday, October 16, 2020

09:10 screening · National Taiwan University
75 minutes

Thursday, October 29, 2020

19:30 screening · National Chengchi University
84 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Monday, November 16, 2020

18:30 screening · Soochow University
84 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

18:30 screening · Soochow University
82 minutes · With post-film Q&A

Monday, November 23, 2020

18:30 screening · Soochow University
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

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

14:20 screening · National Taiwan University
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
18:30 screening · Soochow 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,

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

18:30 screening · Soochow University
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

Thursday, November 26, 2020

18:30 screening · Soochow 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.