Taiwan film wins Audi Short Film Award in Berlin festival

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/02/21
By: Lin Ting-yi and S.C. Chang

Berlin, Feb. 21 (CNA) “Anchorage Prohibited,” a film depicting life of migrant

Chiang Wei-liang

Chiang Wei-liang

workers in Taiwan, won the Audi Short Film Award at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival Sunday.

It tells the story of a Vietnamese migrant couple who do not have the means to put down roots and settle on an island where an anchorage is prohibited while they try to seek solutions to their problem.

Chiang Wei-liang (曾威量), Singaporean director and M.A. program student at Taipei National University of the Arts, said he was pleased to represent Taiwan and show a Taiwanese film on the international arena.

“My suggestion to other young people is: Act on your ideas; don’t waste your creative time on waiting,” he said during an interview with CNA.    [FULL  STORY]

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