2022 Screening Schedule – TAITUNG
Monday, May 2, 2022
The return to the countryside – La vuelta al campo
Within a neoliberal context marked by poverty and exclusion, land re-distribution together with food production become part of the return to the countryside.
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
When Kyle Felter, the lead singer of I Don’t Konform sent out a demo album to Flemming Rasmussen, the Grammy Award-winner producer of Metallica, they never imagined themselves a few months later rehearsing with Rasmussen inside a hot hogan on a Navajo reservation before recording their debut album at the iconic Sweet Silence Studio in Denmark. While following I Don’t…
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
The Village Resists
What happens when your land is being claimed as event zone for the two biggest sport events of the planet? A question that applies to the Indigenous community of Aldeia Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as they face increased pressure ahead of the World Cup and the Olympic Games in Brazil. The Indigenous group lives right next to the…
Thursday, May 5, 2022
The island is a place to nurture people and the ocean is the route for outsiders. It all started when a Dutch merchant ship broke into Liuqiu Island offshore of Taiwan in 1622 and began the Dutch colonial plunder of Taiwan.
The Indigenous People Action Coalition of Taiwan acts like the assembly of the reunited back then. They are writing…
Friday, May 6, 2022
One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk
In April 1961, John Kennedy is America’s new President, the Cold War heats up in Berlin and nuclear bombers are deployed from bases in arctic Canada. In Kapuivik, north Baffin Island, Noah Piugattuk’s nomadic Inuit band live and hunt by dog team as his ancestors did when he was born in 1900. When the white man known as Boss arrives…