Between 6:30 pm and 10 pm today, the top of the Taipei 101 building will display the documentary’s Chinese title in lights, to pay tribute to the respected film director…
By: Wendy Lee , Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI（Taiwan News） – A light display of the title of the highly-acclaimed documentary “Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above”(看見台灣) will be lit on the top of Taipei 101 Sunday evening, to pay tribute to its director, Chi Po-lin (齊柏林), who died in a helicopter crash in Taiwan’s Hualien County yesterday, the company announced today.
Saturday at 11:56 am, a helicopter carrying three people was reported to have crashed in the mountains near the Hualien coastal town of Fengbin, with later reports saying that the craft had been on a filming mission.
The documentary maker was one of the three people killed in the tragic crash, aged 52, while two others were his assistant Chen Kuan-chi (陳冠齊), and Pilot Chang Chih-kuang (張志光).
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. [FULL STORY]