Short Films of Taiwan's Indigenous People from the Japanese Colonial Period

Short Films of Taiwan's Indigenous People from the Japanese Colonial Period

The film puts together four sequences shot on 35mm from 1920 to 1939 that show Indigenous people’s lives during Japanese rule, offering a glimpse inside the colonizers’ “civilizing mission”. FORMOSA follows Japanese officials heading up to the mountain to check on Takasago-zoku and the Formosans liv...(Read more)

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