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September 2019

Hello Taiwan Bubble Tea Festival

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The 3rd Annual Hello Taiwan Bubble Tea Festival is returning to the streets of New York! In 2017, the New York Times published an article calling tapioca pearls “blobs” and referred to bubble tea as “exotic.” Readers sounded off, and the Times revised their piece. Despite the proliferation of bubble tea beyond Chinatown, Flushing, and Sunset Park, there are still people out there who know nothing about Taiwan’s “National drink." So we took a stab at the situation with the…

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Screening: Lost Black Cats – 35th Squadron Movie

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
13744 Northern Boulevard, 13744 Northern Boulevard
Queens, NY 11354
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「導演楊佈新耗費六年、走訪美中台三地而完成的紀錄片《疾風魅影─黑貓中隊》,聚焦於台美合作的「快刀計畫」中一支重要且神秘的隊伍——「黑貓中隊」,前空軍35中隊。 It took Director Johnathon six years and numerous traveling between China, Taiwan, and US to finish the documentary film “Lost Black Cats – 35th Squadron”. The spotlight focuses on Taiwan-US collaborative “Project Razor” and one secretive yet significant squadron – Black Cats, former 35th squardron airforce. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Cat_Squadron 影片顯見的看點,絕對能滿足軍事武器迷和歷史迷,如其揭露的絕密的任務、頂尖的飛行員、U-2高空偵察機這台號稱世界上最難駕馭的機種之一⋯⋯。另一個看點則是它所包含的傷口——飛行員可能在訓練時死亡;熬過訓練之後,可能因對空導彈殉職或被俘虜——電影的簡筆敷蓋處理,進而產生令人不安的空缺。更有甚者,作為一部圍繞國共爭鬥為起始的紀錄片,其本身連動的議題,不管是顯而易見或隱而未宣的部份,都對台灣觀眾具可看性。 Fulfilled with highlights in the film, ensuring satisfying viewing for military weapon fans and history enthusiastic, it entails declassified secretive missions, top aviators, and U-2 spy plane, one of the most…

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Screening: Our Youth in Taiwan (St. Louis)

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Washington University in St. Louis

Stories of bidding farewell to one’s youth and growing up are commonplace. The dream shared by the protagonists in the film is to build a better country by rebelling against the establishment. However, their fight becomes part of history in the turbulent relations between Taiwan and China. A Taiwanese student movement star, who fights against China, a celebrity Chinese student, who loves Taiwan, and I, a Taiwanese documentary filmmaker passionate about politics. Clashes should come between us, but we find…

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December 2019

Taiwan! Let’s Get Married (Screening/Discussion)

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Prof. Larry Tung will screen and discuss his 2018 documentary, Taiwan! Let's Get Married, and 2019 follow-up documentary, A Big Fat Taiwanese Same-Sex Wedding Banquet. Taiwan! Let's Get Married! (2018, RT 17:44) On May 24, 2017, Taiwan's Constitutional Court ruled in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, setting a 2-year deadline for the legislature to make new or amend existing laws to make it a reality. This landmark ruling is setting the stage for the island to become the first country in Asia to…

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December 2020

More Events to Come!

December 31, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

More information coming soon! We're all about highlighting what's happening in all corners of Taiwanese America. We are currently gathering all events and activities in your area! If you know of Taiwanese American-related events in your region, we may be interested in reposting the details here. Please send us an email with the relevant info and links at [email protected] Founded in 2006, TaiwaneseAmerican.org is a web portal site highlighting many of the interesting people, events and organizations that make up…

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December 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We thank you for following our website where we continue to publish articles, features, and select events from the community organizations we support. It's also our way of looking towards the future and preserving our corner of this digital space by archiving what's happened in the Taiwanese American community. And thanks to our followers, we have a SIGNIFICANT presence on social media, most notably on Facebook. As of 2017, we have over 16,000+ followers... and it continues to grow. So,…

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Support our Work!

December 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

TaiwaneseAmerican.org is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the State of California since 2015. We are run by an all-volunteer staff, and since our founding in 2006, we have been by driven by personal funds and passion. As we continue to grow and make a larger impact for the broader community, we now need your financial support. Please consider supporting TaiwaneseAmerican.org by making a monetary donation. All donations are tax-deductible, and letters acknowledging your donation will be sent by the…

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