The Environment

The Environment

Subtropical Taiwan is a young Pacific island with a diverse geography and rich ecological regions that create an ecological and biological diversity t... (Read more)

Films
Voice of Orchid Island
Voice of Orchid Island

The film opens with a group of Bunun doctors, Han Chinese anthropologists, and anti-nuclear activists sitting on a seashore, exchanging their motivati... (Read more)

The Mountain
The Mountain

The film follows the life of SU’s grandfather, Teymu Teylong, a famous hunter in his ethnic clan who has lived through Japanese rule, as he farms and ... (Read more)

Gi Rahitzu
Gi Rahitzu

Artist Rahic Talif came from the Amis ethnic group but hid his Indigenous identity when young. It wasn’t until he saw art works created by Indigenous ... (Read more)

Pakeriran
Pakeriran

Amis teenager, Futing, is a city boy who is asked to return to his coastal village one summer to take care of his injured grandpa. There, he meets Lis... (Read more)

Millets Back Home
Millets Back Home

Through the director’s perspective and voice-over narration, we follow three family stories: Yaki (“Grandma” in Tayal) reminiscences about the communi... (Read more)

Panay
Panay

Dressed in traditional Amis clothing, a young girl, Nakaw, rides a scooter past a succession of tour buses into a beautiful, ethnic coastal village. B... (Read more)

Wild Tides
Wild Tides

Teenager Bo-Yan goes around his local village asking people if they need help for the harvest season. But with his parents on the run from debt, no on... (Read more)

Black Bear Forest
Black Bear Forest

Every winter, the elusive Formosan black bear, Taiwan’s indigenous species, comes to the heart of Yushan National Park for food, giving the region its... (Read more)

The Lost Sea
The Lost Sea

Horseshoe crabs are one of the most ancient creatures on earth, whose life and death are subtly intertwined with Taiwan’s turbulent history. After 194... (Read more)

The Elephant Apartment
The Elephant Apartment

Elephant lives in seclusion. His job as a movie projectionist even allows him to be isolated from people at work. In the outside world, the news repor... (Read more)

The Losers
The Losers

Hsiou-tsai is an amateur actor in Taipei, who chooses to go back to his hometown Meinong and work on the family farm due to his financial burdens. How... (Read more)

The Boar King
The Boar King

Cho loses her husband, Ying, during a massive typhoon that leaves their village in ruins. She also faces the prospect of losing the family business as... (Read more)

Sock’n Roll
Sock’n Roll

Sock’n Roll was a work produced by Business Weekly. LI Dong-lin, nicknamed “Black Dog”, established a sock factory in Shetou Township at the foot of t... (Read more)

Taivalu
Taivalu

Tuvalu is expected to be the first victim of the rising sea levels associated with climate change. Formerly known as the Ellice Islands, Tuvalu is a P... (Read more)

Nimbus
Nimbus

Nimbus explores the ecology of the landscape of Kouhu Township and the lives of its people. Kouhu, a small town along the west coast of Taiwan, is a p... (Read more)

Formosa Dream, Disrupted
Formosa Dream, Disrupted

After a devastating earthquake, mudslides forced 20 families to move out of their homes in the Chingshui village of Chungliao township in central Taiw... (Read more)

How Are You, Gongliao?
How Are You, Gongliao?

Designed in the United States and made in Japan, a nuclear power plant is being built in Gongliao, a township at the northeastern tip of Taiwan. The f... (Read more)

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