Cinema

  • About Us
  • Brief History of Taiwan Cinema
  • Taiwan Cinema Toolkit (TCT) is an overseas promotion project supported by the Ministry of Culture and administered by Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute. Every year, TCT selects some of the best Taiwanese films for a variety of non-profit screenings abroad, and offers screening subsidies and screening materials in different formats and languages. In recent years, TCT has become an authorized Ta...(Read more)

  • A Brief History of Taiwan CinemaTaiwanese film productions date back to the Japanese colonial period and have been closely linked to the societal developments of each era. Today, with its diverse heritage, freedom and rich creativity, contemporary Taiwanese society continues to wield significant influence in the domain of Chinese-language films.From the Japanese colonial period to the lifting of m...(Read more)

Themes
2020 Program: A Transition from Taiwan New Cinema: Beyond Realism
2020 Program: A Transition from Taiwan New Cinema: Beyond Realism

When Taiwanese cinema is discussed internationally, it is most often in terms of Taiwan New Cinema a...

2020 Program: Animal Metaphors
2020 Program: Animal Metaphors

Human stories are usually at the center of films. However, sometimes animals are given more than jus...

Youth
Youth

Taiwan is a young country, and the main audience of its cinema is similarly young. Taiwanese cinema ...

The City
The City

A sharp-edged binary opposition between urban cities and rural areas was usually on display in early...

Cultural Conflict
Cultural Conflict

Taiwan is a country with a diverse culture and all-embracing humanity that are a particular focus of...

Gender
Gender

Since martial law was lifted in Taiwan in the late 1980s, social movements have boomed, and feminist...

Literature
Literature

Since its birth, cinema has been intertwined with literature. While it rivals literature for artisti...

History
History

A maritime island, Taiwan is home to a variety of climates, geographies, and creatures. Its history ...

Society
Society

Industrialization, urbanization, and capitalism have brought with them not only modern advanced soci...

Indigenous Peoples
Indigenous Peoples

Other than the traditional cultures of the aboriginal tribes of Taiwan, the most long-standing stere...

The Environment
The Environment

Subtropical Taiwan is a young Pacific island with a diverse geography and rich ecological regions th...

Baúl del Cine Taiwanés Colección española
Baúl del Cine Taiwanés Colección española

La edición española del Baúl del Cine Taiwanés nace con el objetivo de p...