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February 2019

TAFNC Presents: 228 Peace Memorial Concert

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Formosa United Methodist Church, 788 Lewelling Boulevard
San Leandro, CA United States
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Presented by the Taiwanese American Federation of Northern California. Please join us for our annual 228 Peace Memorial Concert at Formosa United Methodist Church in San Leandro, California. 228 commemorates the 1947 February 28 Massacre in Taiwan, when building resentment over inflation, constant military occupation, government corruption, and police brutality culminated in an island-wide protest. When local Taiwanese leaders demanded administration reforms, free elections, and accountability for government corruption, the Chinese Nationalist army began a violent campaign to impose martial…

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March 2019

Imaging the Avant-Garde: Taiwan’s Film Experiments of the 1960s

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Presented in association with Light Field, Taiwan International Documentary Festival, Center for Asian American Media, and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco Curated and presented by Emily Chao Live musical performance by Amma Ateria        Half a century ago, restrictions resulted from the political situation left a group of art and literature-loving young Taiwanese people with no other choice but to rely on translated books to imagine what Western art films were like; moreover, they carried out their own experiments on film.…

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