Written by Tim Shao-Hung Teng. In 2015 Taiwanese filmmaker Huang Ya-li (黃亞歷) released his documentary Le Moulin (Riyaori shi sanbuzhe/ 日曜式散步者) to critical acclaim. The film recounts the major life events of four core members of Taiwan’s prewar surrealist poetry society, Le Moulin (fengche shishe/風車詩社). Known for its experimental style that does away with interviews and voice-over narrations, the nearly-three-hour film cites, extracts, pastes, and freely associates materials such as literature, paintings, photography, sounds, film footage, diary entries, and newspaper clippings. These sources are not always readily recognisable and nor are they all directly related to the poets’ works.
Written by Ting-Ying Lin. I can still vividly remember the scene back in the summer of 2008: I spent a typical summer afternoon at the
Written by Chris Berry. In November of last year, I had the great honour of serving as a member of the final jury for the
Written by Hongwei Bao. On 21 October, I had the pleasure of watching the film Brother Wang and Liu Tour Taiwan (王哥柳哥遊台灣dir. Li Xing, Fang
Written by Chris Berry. Taiwanese-language cinema has fascinated me since I first came across it in the late 1990s. So I am delighted to be