Screening and Panel Discussion with TUF in LA

Dear Taiwanese United Fund (TUF) friends and supporters, You're cordially invited to join us for exciting the TUF Abt:_Modern Madmen on 8/29 1:00-4:30pm at the Olympic Collection for an exciting program featuring a screening of Art and Copy with a panel discussion moderated by Daisy Hung (Connected Devices Specialist, Amazon) Admission is FREE. Seating is limited therefore RSVP required to [email protected] with RSVP code "FB" (Facebook RSVP does not count) Check out the exciting agenda: 1:00…

Sunflower Occupation Documentary Tours North America

A year after the historic occupation of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan, a 9-part collaboration documentary has been made featuring the stories and timeline of events during this student-led "Sunflower Movement." The Sunflower Student Movement, driven by a coalition of students and civic groups, protested the passing of the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement by the Kuomintang party in the legislature without a clause-by-clause review. The Sunflower image was associated with this massive student…

Sunflower Movement Documentary Screens in San Jose, CA

The Sunflower Student Movement was a protest movement driven by a coalition of students and civic groups between March 18 and April 10, 2014, in Taiwan's Legislative Yuan and, later, also the Executive Yuan. The activists protested the passing of the Cross-Strait Service Trade Agreement (CSSTA) by the ruling party Kuomintang (KMT) at the legislature without clause-by-clause review. Gain a more in-depth understanding of the history, context, and events leading up to this historic event through…

25th Anniversary Celebration of “Mei Mei” Film in Oregon

MediaRites presents a 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Peabody-winning film Mei Mei, A Daughter’s Song Doors open 7:30pm with live music by the Orchid and Bamboo Ensemble and a beautiful art installation by artist Willow Zheng who created Chinese watercolors for the film! The screening starts at 8pm. “A cross-cultural tale of a mother and daughter separated by language and culture, yet bound together for life.” With the 1989 Peabody-winning audio documentary as the soundtrack, Dmae…

KANO Screenings in USA

KANO is a 2014 Taiwanese baseball film directed by Umin Boya and co-produced by Wei Te-Sheng (director of Cape No.7, the second highest grossing film in Taiwanese history, and the epic Warriors of the Rainbow). KANO is crowd-pleasing inspirational film, which has won the Audience Award at the 2014 Osaka Asian Film Festival, and the Audience Award at the 2014 Taipei Film Festival. It was an Official Selection at the 2014 New York Asian Film Festival and is a Best Picture Nominee for the 2014 Golden…