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NOTICE: Full film screening and event information relating to the Taiwan Post-New Wave Cinema Project will remain listed on the 2020 Taiwan Post-New Wave Cinema Project Full Events Schedule

2020 Taiwan Post New Wave Cinema Project Events

Director Hou Chi-Jan 侯季然 Series
Date & Time Event
Monday 26th October, 10:00AM - Friday 30th October, 10:00AM "Ode to Time (四十年)" 5-Day Film Screening
Monday 26th October, 10:00AM - Monday 2nd November, 10:00AM "Scissors and the Cat (剪刀找貓)" 7-Day Film Screening
Monday 26th October, 10:00AM - Monday 2nd November, 10:00AM "One Day (有一天)" 7-Day Film Screening
Monday 26th October, 10:00AM - Monday 2nd November, 10:00AM "Green Island Serenade (小夜曲)" 7-Day Film Screening
Monday 26th October, 10:00AM - Monday 2nd November, 10:00AM  "Taiwan Black Movies (臺灣黑電影)" 7-Day Film Screening
Thursday 29th October, 10:00AM - Friday 30th October 10:00AM  "Juliet's Choice (該死的茱莉葉)" 1-Day Film Screening
Thursday 29th October, 10:00AM - Wednesday 4th November 10:00AM  "Panana (派娜娜)" 7-Day Film Screening
Friday 30th October, 14:00PM-16:00PM Hou Chi-Jan Director's Q&A

Director Thomas Lin Shu-Yu 林書宇 Series 
Date & Time Event
Monday 2nd November, 10:00AM - Friday 6th November, 10:00PM "Starry Starry Night (星空)" 5-Day Film Screening
Monday 2nd November, 10:00AM - Monday 9th November, 10:00AM "Zinnia Flower (百日告別)" 7-Day Film Screening
Tuesday 3rd November, 10:00AM - Wednesday 4th Novermber, 10:00AM "The Pain of Others (海巡尖兵)” 1-Day Film Screening
Wednesday 4th November, 10:00AM - Thursday 5th November, 10:00AM "Winds of September (九降風)" 1-Day Film Screening
Thursday 5th November, 14:00PM-16:00PM New Auteurs in Taiwan's Post-New Wave Cinema: Hou Chi-Jan, Lin Shu-Yu, and Cheng Yu-Chieh
Friday 6th November, 14:00PM-16:00PM Thomas Lin Shu-Yu Director's Q&A

Director Cheng Yu-Chieh 鄭有傑 Series
Date & Time Event
Monday 9th November, 10:00AM - Friday 13th November, 10:00AM "Do Over (一年之初)" 5-Day Film Screening
Monday 9th November, 10:00AM - Wednesday 11th November, 10:00AM "Summer, Dream (石碇的夏天)" 2-Day Film Screening
Tuesday 10th November, 10:00AM - Wednesday 11th November, 10:00AM "Yang Yang (陽陽)" 1-Day Film Screening
Tuesday 10th November, 14:00PM-16:00PM Taiwan Post-New Wave Cinema Roundtable Event
Wednesday 11th November, 14:00PM-16:00PM Mapping Identity: The Films and Television of Cheng Yu-Chieh
Friday 13th November, 14:00PM-16:00PM Cheng Yu-Chieh Director's Q&A


 

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2020

January

15/01/20

February

10/02/20
10/02/20
11/02/20

March

02/03/20
  • Everything under the Sun: Buddhism and Christianity in Postwar Taiwan
  • Dr Scott Pacey (University of Nottingham)
  • Mao’s rise had profound implications for inter-religious engagement in the People’s Republic of China (PRC); at the same time, the subsequent expansion of Christianity in Taiwan meant that to understand the history of Chinese Buddhist-Christian engagement, we must consider the Republic of China (ROC) as well.

April

May

July

06/07/20
  • "Taiwan Studies Revisited" Book Event
  • Dr Dafydd Fell, Prof. Thomas B. Gold, Prof. Nancy Guy, Prof. Shelley Rigger, Prof. Joseph Wong, Simon Long, Prof. Melissa J. Brown, Prof. Mikael Mattlin
08/07/20
09/07/20
  • Doing PhDs in Taiwan Studies in the UK
  • Chang Bi-yu (SOAS), Isabelle Cheng (Portsmouth), Dafydd Fell (SOAS), Huang Chia-yuan (Academia Sinica), Lara Momesso (UCLAN) Jonathan Sullivan (Nottingham)
10/07/20
10/07/20

October

30/10/20

November

06/11/20
10/11/20
13/11/20