“Cool” Taiwanese films at New York Asian Film Festival

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 25 June, 2019
By: Natalie Tso

The poster promoting Taiwanese films at the NY Asian Film Festival(pic from TECO)

The New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) kicks off this Friday until July 14 and will feature films throughout Asia including Taiwan.

The festival describes the four Taiwanese films selected this year as “resolutely pop, accessible and unapologetically fun”. They called them “a specific brand of Taiwanese cool”. They include Han Dan (Huang Chao-liang, 2019), a macho tale of friendship and betrayal amidst the local tradition where fireworks are shot at a parading half-naked man.    [FULL  STORY]

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