VIFC

theatre

Path Alias: 
theatre

Taiwanese Film Festival: Twelve Nights

Program Running Time 99 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Raye
(Taiwan, 99 mins)

Taiwanese Film Festival: My Mandala

Program Running Time 100 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Elsa Yang
(Taiwan, 100 mins)

Taiwanese Film Festival: Rock Me to the Moon

Program Running Time 115 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Hunang Jia Jun
(Taiwan, 2013, 115 mins)

Taiwanese Film Festival: Zone Pro Site

Program Running Time 145 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Chen Yu-Hsun
(Taiwan, 2013, 145 mins)

Taiwanese Film Festival: Touch of the Light

Program Running Time 110 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Chang Jung-Chi
(Taiwan, 110 mins)

Touch of the Light is a heart-warming tale of two young adult’s struggle to find a place in society. While from different upbringing, the two protagonists spot similarities in their troubles and found comfort in the company of another who understands. Like pillars of light, countless triumphs of camaraderie, hope and unyielding passion for their dreams pierce through the cruel choking atmosphere of modern elitist materialism throughout this 110 minute sensual masterpiece.

Taiwanese Film Festival: Good Luck! Boy

Program Running Time 98 min.

Films in Program

Directed By: Shou-Ho
(Taiwan, 98 mins)

Taiwanese Film Festival 2014 June 27-29


Films in Program

( mins)

The Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival returns for its 8th year at the Vancity Theatre with 6 thought-provoking films which will provide a window into Taiwan for both Taiwanese and non-Taiwanese audiences alike.

Tickets: $8 (Afternoon) / $10 (Evening)

Tickets available online via the VIFC Ticketing System, and at the door 20 minutes prior to a screening.

For more info, please visit: www.twff.ca

Taiwanese Film Festival: Twelve Nights

(99 mins)
Director:
Classification:

Showtimes

“What if you only had twelve days remaining? How would you like to pass your time?”

Twelve Nights is an emotional documentary that draws attention to Taiwan’s animal welfare laws. The title refers to the 12 days that captured stray dogs have in a shelter before being put to sleep, unless they are claimed or adopted. This movie follows a number of dogs and their 12 days in a government-run animal shelter in Taiwan. With the artful cinematography and the focus on the canine perspective, you will get to see the shelter conditions through their eyes. The film came together through the efforts of a young group of animal lovers. Definitely not a movie for the faint of heart, Twelve Nights will spark the activist in all animal lovers brave enough to watch this film.

Taiwanese Film Festival: My Mandala

(100 mins)
Director:
CAST Huang Ho,Lu Yi-ching, Wang Dao, Da Ching
Classification:

Showtimes

A young man, Guo Yin, who just got out of prison unexpectedly meets a business woman Mrs. Ho. Due to the grief from losing her son, Mrs. Ho mistakes Guo as a Tibetan lama and allows him to stay in their home. Hence, whilst in their care, Guo is stuck posing as a lama while Mrs. Ho and her husband try to relieve their pain through harboring their faith in Guo. As time passes, Guo gradually develops a sincere desire to help the couple from the bottom of his heart and realizes the importance of familial love in lives.

Taiwanese Film Festival: Rock Me to the Moon

(2013, 115 mins)
Director:
CAST Pan Yu Gang, Wu Jin Hui, Ou-Yang Dong Lin, Zheng Chun Sheng, Li Zheng De, Yong Ba
Classification:

Showtimes

This documentary follows six fathers with various backgrounds and professions that join together to form a band. The group starts with no knowledge of music whatsoever. They overcome several challenges and are eventually able to perform in one of the largest music festivals in Taiwan. What was the original driving force behind this group of men? Each of the fathers within the band has at least one of their family members suffering from rare diseases. Nevertheless, these strong-willed fathers do not let the cruelty of reality consume their hope and happiness away, their hardships transcend into motivators that propel them to continue spreading the awareness of rare diseases. For most people, music is an escape from their daily lives. However, for these middle-aged men, it is their passion in music that aids them in the search for a new meaning of life and lets them discover what love really is.

Preceded by short film: Life of Bri

Pages