Taiwan Film Festival in Bangkok from 17-23 January 2018

Eight Taiwanese films and two Thai films will be screened at the 2018 Taiwan Film Festival in Bangkok, which will take place from 17-23 January 2018 at Quartier CineArt, the EmQuartier in Bangkok. The festival is the annual presentation of Taiwan cinema held by The Ministry of Culture (Taiwan) and Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Thailand to promote Taiwan films.

The films to be presented include the opening film “Hang in There, Kids!” directed by Laha Mebow, the first female director of Taiwan aborigines. Its story is about three ethnic kids who grew up in the mountains and the forest. They are troubled by their own family but they are all optimistic and energetic. One day, they discover their handicapped teacher’s wonderful voice from musical audition tape and decided to bring the tape to the capital Taipei. The film was selected as the Taiwan entry for

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