Taiwan Stories – a Festival of Films at USF and UC Berkeley

Taiwan Stories – a festival of feature and documentary films
October 15 – 22, 2010

Showcasing the finest and most innovative films from Taiwan’s Public Television Service.

Asian culture springs up in multiple ways, in our favorite foods, friends and things. But how well do you really know Asia? Here’s your chance to explore the sights, sounds and stories of Taiwan by meeting the filmmakers and seeing their films.

The program is made possible through the collaborative efforts of Taiwan’s Public Television Service Foundation (PTS), Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco (TECO-SF), San Francisco State University, University of California at Berkeley and the University of Oregon.

Free Admission

For the complete schedule and description of films, visit the Taiwan Stories website: http://taiwanstories.pts.org.tw/schedule.html

10/15 San Francisco State University
Screening Venue: SFSU, College of Humanities auditorium (HUM 133)

10/15 (Fri)
3:30pm The Secret in the Satchel
4:30pm Nyonya’s Taste of Life and Q&A with Dir. Wen Chih-yi
6:15pm Reception
7:00pm Taipei 24H, Taipei 24H, Director’s Talk with Lee Kang-sheng to precede showing
9:00pm A Mind of My Own

10/18 -10/19 University of California, Berkeley
Screening Venue: Institute of East Asia Studies, Conference Room (2223 Fulton Street, 6th Floor, Berkeley)

10/18 (Mon)
4:00pm The Voyage to Happiness
5:00pm Nyonya’s Taste of Life and Q&A with Dir. Wen Chih-yi
7:00pm Reception

10/19 (Tue)
4:00pm After 30 Seconds
5:30pm Taipei 24H and Q&A with Dir. Lee Kang-sheng

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