Defense ministry mourns death of acclaimed Taiwanese director

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/06/10
By: Elaine Hou and Claudia Liu

Taipei, June 10 (CNA) The Ministry of National Defense on Saturday expressed sorrow over the death of Chi Po-lin (齊柏林), director of the much acclaimed documentary “Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above” (看見台灣) who had also worked with the military to document stories in the Air Force.

“The defense ministry expresses sorrow over the unfortunate passing of Director Chi Po-lin,” ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Chen Chung-chi (陳中吉) told reporters.

The ministry also expressed its gratitude to Chi for having worked with the Air Force to film a documentary and make a short film, Chen said.    [FULL  STORY]


[From Air Force’s Facebook page]

The second of these marked the 60th anniversary of the Air Rescue Group, established in 1954, with which Chi maintained a close relationship even after filming was finished, an Air Force official said.

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