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2023/03/02 | TNL Feature

Settling in Formosa

“Publishing is not a very profitable business, but we’re looking to educate people about what a wonderful place Taiwan is. It’s an example for the world.”

2023/01/20 | Taiwan Panorama

Screenwriters up Their Game: Bringing Taiwanese Drama to the World

With the most free and democratic society in the Mandarin-speaking world, Taiwan’s government and companies are working together to produce original content that attracts the international audience.

2023/02/06 | 廣編企劃

Feel the magic of space and let yourself be touched – we step into Chi Po-lin Museum

The exhibition of the Chi Po-lin Museum, “The City, The Flâneur,” explores the texture of cities “from a bird's-eye view”, narrating the beauty and sorrow of cities. The Chi Po-lin Museum was inaugurated in April 2019 and already hosted three exhibitions, “View Above Mountains,” “​Above The Coast,” and “Reflection of Rivers” consecutively. They have accumulated nearly 60 thousand visits.

2023/03/06 | CJ Sheu

‘Return to Seoul’ Portrays the Plight of the Culturally Rootless

Freddie has many faces, but underneath them all is the cultural rootlessness that drives her self-destructive acting out.

2023/01/04 | Taiwan Panorama

The Shows We Loved, the Shows We Love: Taiwanese TV Drama Looks to the Future

The diversity and tolerance of Taiwanese society have allowed film and TV creators to unleash their creativity by taking on the challenge of turning tough social issues into exciting dramas.

2023/02/04 | CJ Sheu

Sundance 2023: Fiction Films of Note

In the third of a four-part survey, our film critic CJ Sheu reviews four more narrative films at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

2023/01/20 | Jonah Walters

‘Stay True’ Rethinks the Campus Story

It’s not too late to rescue literature’s most cynical and unserious subgenre.

2023/02/02 | CJ Sheu

Sundance 2023: The Unpredictable ‘Kim’s Video’ and ‘Cat Person’

Our film critic CJ Sheu gives the first of a four-part survey of the films at this year’s Sundance. He calls Kim’s Video by David Redmon and Ashley Sabin “one of the best documentaries” he’s ever seen.

2023/03/20 | CJ Sheu

‘Bad Education’ Shows How a Morally Corrupt Society Rots From the Bottom Up

On the night of graduation, three high school students share their most unspeakable secrets, which go way beyond their imagination.

2023/02/24 | CJ Sheu

‘The Novelist’s Film’ Reveals the Solitude of the Artist

‘The Novelist’s Film’ shows how the artistic life is incomprehensible to the outsider.