Gender

Gender

Since martial law was lifted in Taiwan in the late 1980s, social movements have boomed, and feminist and gender movements grew rapidly in the 1990s. T... (Read more)

Films
My Mother
My Mother

On Chinese New Year's Eve, elderly mother, Tsai-feng, seems to be an annoying influence. She is not asked to participate in the New Year cleaning, nor... (Read more)

The Freezer
The Freezer

Tangerine owns a super-large freezer like those in supermarkets. It was fully stocked and well organized. She wrote novels, and a story about a man na... (Read more)

 End of A Century: Miea's Story
End of A Century: Miea's Story

In the hazy years of her youth, 25-year-old Miea used to be surrounded by admirers, but she did not want love that was troublesome. She is dating a ma... (Read more)

The Young Ones
The Young Ones

MENG Yun-lo, a college student originally from Hong Kong, stays at a family friend’s house and falls in love with their daughter, Hang-ni. Hang-... (Read more)

Love and Duty
Love and Duty

Raised in a strict family, YANG falls in love with a college student, LI, but she yields to her parents’ marital arrangement. Several years late... (Read more)

Super Citizen Ko
Super Citizen Ko

The film narrates the political history of Taiwan over a period of 50 years, following the imposition of martial law in 1947 and ‘The White Terr... (Read more)

Viva Tonal: The Dance Age
Viva Tonal: The Dance Age

"I'm a cultured woman, travelling about footloose and fancy-free…”So begins a lilting tune from Taiwan's“Dance Age”of the 192... (Read more)

Girlfriend Boyfriend
Girlfriend Boyfriend

In the late 1980s, three rebellious high school students, Mabel, Liam, and Aaron see their adolescent antics turn into unrequited love. When they leav... (Read more)

Yellow Box
Yellow Box

Transparent glass-built enclosures decorated with glittering neon lights, in which female vendors sell a spicy, addictive chewing snack called “... (Read more)

Boys for Beauty
Boys for Beauty

A frank and entertaining portrait of the lives and family relations of three gay teenagers in Taipei. This documentary candidly captures the day-to-da... (Read more)

Vengeance of the Phoenix Sisters
Vengeance of the Phoenix Sisters

A gang of malicious bandits raid the home of a former sheriff, murdering him and his wife. The sheriff’s three young daughters were ushered away... (Read more)

Sleeping with Her
Sleeping with Her

Titisi is an Indonesian in-home carer looking after an old Taiwanese lady who is trapped in her illness and painful memories. The pair are close, even... (Read more)

E.SHA Age
E.SHA Age

E.Sha Song and Dance Group, also known as E.Sha Musical Troupe, was a Taiwanese version of the Takarazuka Revue. It began in 1959 and ended in 1985, r... (Read more)

Kuei-Mei, a Woman
Kuei-Mei, a Woman

In 1949, 20-something Kuei-Mei emigrates from mainland China to Taiwan and marries a widower with three children. She soon discovers that he is irresp... (Read more)

Vive L'amour
Vive L'amour

Mei is a real estate agent. Hsiao-Kang sells spaces for funerary urns. A-Jung is a street vendor selling women’s clothes. The lives of these thr... (Read more)

Flower Princess
Flower Princess

Mischievous, yet lovely Yue-Ying works in her parents’ flower shop, known to the locals as the “flower princess.” She has a crush on... (Read more)

Fantôme, où es-tu?
Fantôme, où es-tu?

Cool-Ma, a bright teenager, is accidently killed by Yu-Tung while he’s practicing for a marathon at night. Yu-Tung is a teenage girl who dresses... (Read more)

When Love Comes
When Love Comes

The film is set in an old-style house in Mengjia, an old district of Taipei. Rebellious teenage girl Laichun, now 16, lives with her extended family. ... (Read more)

Yang Yang
Yang Yang

Yang-Yang is half French and half Chinese. She has never met her French birthfather, and doesn’t speak French. She is also a gifted runner. Her ... (Read more)

Juliets
Juliets

“Juliet's Choice” It is the 1970s and Taiwan is under Martial Law. Hsiu-Chu, a lame young woman, labors in a printing shop. One day a youn... (Read more)

Parking
Parking

On Mother’s Day, Chen Mo goes to a bakery to buy dessert for his wife, only to find his car blocked in by a double-parked car. As Chen Mo search... (Read more)

Rebels of the Neon Gods
Rebels of the Neon Gods

Refusing to take the College Entrance Exam, Xiao-Kang drops out of cram school and hangs around Ximending, spending all his time in a video arcade. On... (Read more)

Zoom Hunting
Zoom Hunting

Yang Ruyi, a fashion magazine photographer, lives in a middle-class district in Taipei with her sister Yang Ruxing, a writer of detective stories. One... (Read more)

Spring: The Story of Hsu Chin-Yu
Spring: The Story of Hsu Chin-Yu

Hsu Chin-Yu is a female political prisoner of the White Terror in the 1950s. Hsu was born during the period of Japanese colonial rule, received a Japa... (Read more)

God Man Dog
God Man Dog

Ching, a depressed hand model, tries to release herself from the pain of losing a newborn baby, but neither religious belief nor random affairs can he... (Read more)

The Shoe Fairy
The Shoe Fairy

Dodo is born disabled. She can’t walk well, and always stays home reading fairy tales. Her favorite is The Little Mermaid. She often wonders whe... (Read more)

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