The Road Foward

Films 2022 TAIWANfest Vancouver The Road Forward

The Road Foward 8:00 – 9:30 pm | Sep 3rd Outdoor Stage | šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square North of the Vancouver Art Gallery The Road Forward, a musical documentary by Marie Clements, connects a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil rights history—the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s—with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism today. … Read more

Boluomi

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Boluomi 8:00 – 9:30 pm | Sep 3rd Outdoor Stage | šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square North of the Vancouver Art Gallery Over the decades, the Malayan Communist Party fought a guerrilla war in the jungle for independence.When a baby was born during the war, they sent it out of the jungle to ensure its survival. Boluomi … Read more

Squid Jigging Fishing Boat

14 Flim 2022 TAIWANfest Vancouver Squid Jigging Fishing Boat

Squid Jigging Fishing Boat 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm | Sep 4th šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square  North of the Vancouver Art Gallery Every December to January, almost a hundred squid jigging fishing boats from Chienchen Fishing Harbor in Kaohsiung will sail from East 120 to West 60 to work at the Falkland Islands in the South … Read more

A Time to Swim

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A Time To Swim 8:00 – 9:30 pm | Sep 3rd Outdoor Stage | šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énk Square North of the Vancouver Art Gallery In the suburbs of Montreal, Mutang Urud is a family man. But in Malaysia, he was a voice of resistance for the Indigenous peoples of Sarawak. A Time to Swim follows Mutang … Read more

Taste of Wild Tomato

Film 2022 TAIWANfest Vancouver Taste of Wild Tomato

Taste of Wild Tomato 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm | Sep 3rdAnnex Kaohsiung served as an important military base under Japanese rule. The city suffered heavy casualties during the 228 Incident, in which civilians were violently suppressed by the government. The film shows how each individual is surviving and preserving their memories through the different … Read more