8 films/events

Spotlight on Taiwan

A CONVERSATION WITH JOHN HSU (SPOTLIGHT ON TAIWAN)
2020 | 60 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan |

Missed the Conversation? View the discussion HERE via the HIFF Facebook Page.  Transmedia filmmaker John Hsu first captured the attention of the entertainment industry when he won Best...

Nov 13th 5:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

DETENTION
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Taiwan ROC 2019 | 103 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan | Horror, Thriller

It is 1962, during the White Terror period of martial law in Taiwan, and something strange is going on in a remote mountainside school. Fang is a troubled twelfth grader who starts a clandestine...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

GET THE HELL OUT
逃出立法院
Taiwan ROC 2020 | 96 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan | Action/Adventure, Horror

After a mild-mannered security guard’s blunder is thrust into the limelight when a blunder costs a young Taiwanese parliamentarian her job, the pair join forces to regain her seat in government...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

GREAT HOAX: THE MOON LANDING
星際大騙局
Argentina, Taiwan ROC 2020 | 17 min.
HIFF XR Showcase | Comedy

This Project is coming soon to the Oculus Store. Click HERE to view the trailer. An interactive VR comedy about the Taiwanese faking a moon-landing, in which you role-play the first Taiwanese...

GROWING PAINS
少年阿堯
Taiwan ROC 2020 | 25 min.
Shorts Program: Turning Point | Drama

Fourteen-year-old Yao is sick of his worn-out shoes, which his father never replaces. One day, after a confrontation with debt collectors, his father suddenly buys him a pair of expensive...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

I WEIRDO
怪胎
Taiwan ROC 2020 | 102 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan | Drama, Romance

Po-ching is isolated by others who perceive him as quirky. But, his social life is actually hindered by his diagnosed OCD. This changes when Po-ching finds Chen Ching who also struggles with human...

Sun, Nov 22 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

A LEG

Taiwan ROC 2020 | 115 min.
Spotlight on Taiwan | Drama, Romance

Taiwanese superstars Gwei Lun-mei and Yo Yang star in the directorial debut of award-winning screenwriter Chang Yao-sheng (A SUN). Gwei and Yang play a couple, who initially meet and fall in love for...

Sun, Nov 22 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

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Taiwan ROC 2019 | 25 min.
Shorts Program: Turning Point | Drama

Yamaha is a cocky and yet caring juvenile offender. He takes Sonny, a very young inmate, under his wing. Chuan is a quiet and mysterious new arrival. The trio become roommates on New Year’s...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

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