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Why Anyone Who Cares About Taiwan Should Watch “A City of Sadness”


"A City of Sadness" is not only one of Taiwan's most renowned films, but also a great way to learn about the island.

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.

Review: Three Times (Taiwan, 2005)


A review of Taiwanese auteur Hou Hsiao-hsien's classic of three acts.


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