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Taiwanese director Huang Hui-chen on her film “Small Talk”


"Small Talk" won a 2016 Golden Horse Award for Best Documentary and a Teddy Award at 2017's Berlinale.

Three Taiwanese films to screen at 2017 Berlin International Film Festival


Three Taiwanese films will be screened at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival (the Berlinale) in February 2017.

Interview with Midi Z, director of “Road to Mandalay” and “Ice Poison”


An interview with Midi Z, a Myanmar-born Taiwanese director who won the Outstanding Taiwanese Filmmaker of the Year award at 2016's Golden Horse Awards.