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The News Lens is a major news publication in Taiwan. Cinema Escapist has re-syndicated these articles with its permission.

Interview: “Bad Genius” Director Nattawut Poonpiriya


Poonpiriya's hit film "Bad Genius" has been described as a Thai "Ocean's Eleven".

Interview: Wang Yu-lin on Taiwanese Aborigines and Gender Identity in “Alifu, the Prince/ss”


"Alifu, The Prince/ss" tells a unique story at the intersection of Taiwanese aboriginal traditions and transgender rights. It premieres October 2017.

Interview: Director Zero Chou on Making LGBT Films in the Greater China Region


The Teddy Award-winning Taiwanese director discusses her latest "Six Asian Cities Rainbow Project" and past works.

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.


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