University of Hawaii at Manoa, Center for Chinese Studies Presents Taiwan Film Series 2009.
Free-to-the-public screening series. Followings are the screening schedules:
Fearing their indigenous cultures will eventually be lost, the Bunun people of Wulu village located in the eastern mountainous region of Taiwan, started the work of preserving their cultural heritage and passing it on to the younger generation.
3:30 p.m. WELCOMING RECEPTION hosted by Center for Chinese Studies | Shidler Courtyard
Saturday, March 14, 4 p.m. | Shidler A-101
Internationally acclaimed director Hou takes us on a journey through three different time periods. Shu Qi and Chang Chen meet in Taiwan during the early days of Japanese colonial rule and then in the swinging sixties, before being brought directly into the here and now of modern-day Taipei.
Wednesday, March 18, 4 p.m. | Crawford 105
A Taiwanese hip-hop movie with refreshing storyline involving a love trangle of a Bach loving girl and two boys living in the world of breakdancing, where coming in second is as good as coming in last.
Friday, April 3, 4 p.m. | Crawford 105
Wednesday, April 8, 4 p.m. | Crawford 105
Three young men living in Orchid Island, home to the indigenous Tao villagers, plan to rent out a used car they have refurbished to make some extra money. But their lives, and their plans, are forever changed when Zing, a beautiful girl from urban Taipei, flies in on a business trip.