Date: April 20, 2016
Taiwan submissions won 16 awards at the 49th WorldFest-Houston International
Film and Video Festival April 16, including the Gold Remi for best comedy—one of four top-line honors on offer at the oldest independent film event in the U.S.
“The Missing Piece” by director Chiang Feng-hung trumped more than 500 submissions from 74 countries and territories to claim the prestigious Gold Remi Award. It tells the story of a young man suffering difficulty communicating after a childhood trauma, as well as four other characters struggling with different life issues.
Chiang said after the film’s April 15 WorldFest screening that he tried to use a simple but significant approach to giving the audience an insightful look into the characters’ self-seeking quests. [FULL STORY]