Flower of Taipei – Taiwan New Cinema

Irish Premiere

In 1982 a small group of Taiwanese filmmakers reinvented Asian cinema, among them, Hou Hsiao-Hsien, Edward Yang. On a journey to Chiang Mai, Paris, Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Beijing, and back to Taipei, a remarkable list of filmmakers, critics and artists, including Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Olivier Assayas, Marco Müller, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Jia Zhangke, Tian Zhuangzhuang, Wang Bing and Ai Weiwei, tell us what this cinema means to them, how it influenced their work, and what is left of that legacy today. Flowers of Taipei sets out to assess the global influence of Taiwan New cinema.

Director: Chinlin Hsieh

109 mins / Taiwan // 2014

Time: 12:00 – 2:00PM

Location: FilmBase, Curved St., Dublin 2.

Price: 7€

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