‘Comfort Women’ film festival kicks off in Taipei

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/08/03
By: Elaine Hou

Taipei, Aug. 3 (CNA) Five documentaries and feature films from home and abroad will be shown at the 2017 International “Comfort Women” Human Rights Film Festival, featuring stories that detail the horrors faced by women forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II and other issues of wartime violence.

Embracing the theme of “Women’s Power,” the festival started on Thursday and will run through Aug. 13. In that period several documentaries will be shown, including “Twenty Two,” which focuses on comfort women in China, “The Apology,” featuring stories of comfort women from South Korea, China and the Philippines, and “Song of the Reed,” telling the stories of Taiwanese comfort women, according to the event organizer.    [FULL  STORY]

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