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Taiwanese Film Festival

This festival is a cinematic celebration of Taiwan and is presented by the Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Chicago, with the collaboration of the UWM Film Studies Program,  the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, the Chinese Language Program, the Asian Studies Certificate, and the Center for International Education.

All films are shown in the original language with subtitles. Screenings are held in Curtin Hall 175 and are free and open to the public.

For more information: aherbert@uwm.edu or 414-229-6925

Cape No.7 (2008)

Thursday, December 2nd from 7-9pm

Five ordinary Hengchun residents who were not expected to be great, form an impossible band.

Somewhere Over The Dreamland (2002)

Friday, December 3rd from 7-9pm  

The tale of an intense love that is both unrequited and irrepressible, involving the lives of Watan, an aboriginal from Formosa island; Xiao Mo-a lonely young sushi chef; and Xuen Xuen a young merry-go-round attendant.

Orz Boyz (2008)

Saturday, December 4th from 7-9pm  

More than just naughty, these boys play tricks on classmates, tease girls at school, fight with other boys, and lie to everyone until their teacher breaks down.

Parking (2008)

Thursday, December 9th from 7-9pm  

When a car unexpectedly double parks next to Chen Mo's car, preventing his exit, he spends the evening searching the floors of a nearby apartment building for the owner of the illegally parked car.

Yang Yang (2009)

Friday, December 10th from 7-9pm  

Depicting the life of Yang-Yang, a girl of French-Chinese decent, this film deals with her life, her relationships with men, with her mother and friends