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TAP-LA: Taiwanese American Film Festival

August 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - August 5, 2018 @ 1:00 am

The Taiwanese American Film Festival is finally back for a second round and will return to the beautiful Downtown Independent in DTLA.

Established by Taiwanese American Professionals of Los Angeles – This intimate festival will celebrate 12 amazing shorts and 2 fantastic features by up and coming Taiwanese and Taiwanese American makers.

This year TAFF will be bringing Taiwan’s famous NIGHT MARKETS to Los Angeles, presenting film blocks: 吃,喝,玩,樂 (EAT, DRINK, PLAY, FUN) and a variety of night market themed foods and drinks at the parties.

Indulge in the Festival’s highlights including — a panel discussion with industry professionals; as well as an Awards Ceremony followed by an afterparty with a variety of our night market themed food and drink vendors plus music attractions.

It will truly be an event to remember — Come join us and lets celebrate the finest of tomorrow’s storytellers together!


Opening Feature + Open Night Party – 7PM

EAT | 吃
Shorts Block #1 – 12:30pm
>> A New York Bagel directed by Mike & Me
>> Sunset Sunrise directed by Bruce Chiu
>> The Great Wall of Vicky Lynn directed by Yu Ying Chien
>> Midnight Carnival directed by Chung Wei Huang
>> Nathan Jung vs. Bruce Lee directed by Timothy Tau
>> June directed by Huay Bing Law
>> One Small Step produced by Shaofu Zhang

Shorts Block #2 – 2:30pm
>> Miss World directed by Georgia Fu
>> Jie Jie directed by Feng-I Fiona Roan
>> Frenchies directed by Punkwho Lin
>> Fundamental directed by Shih-Chieh Chiu
>> Guo Mie directed by Joseph Hsu

PLAY | 玩
Industry Panel – 4:30pm
This year we will have a diverse panel of women in the industry, focusing the conversation of overcoming adversity and raising their voices in the turn of the #metoo movement.
~Lineup of guests will be announced shortly!~

Closing Feature – 7:00pm

FUN | 樂
Awards Ceremony + Closing Party


Lotted and garage parking is available twenty-four hours at 233 S. Main Street. Limited street parking is also available after 6pm.

For more info, please visit www.taff.la


August 3, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
August 5, 2018 @ 1:00 am
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The Downtown Independent
251 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States