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The Secret (Restored)+Director’s Talk

July 8 13:30

1F, Taipei Zhongshan Hall

Ticket Required

The Secret, directed by Ann Hui in 1979 and digitally restored in 2017, is considered the breakthrough of Hong Kong New Wave Cinema. Ann Hui has been making films for nearly forty years and she keeps trying to do something different each time and bringing surprises to the audience. This year, Taipei Film Festival will screen her feature debut, The Secret, and her latest, Our Time Will Come, to celebrate her amazing career. Ann Hui will share her thoughts about filmmaking over nearly forty years and her progress along the way.

 

*This talk starts after screening. To attend talk only, please queue for entry after the screening.

 

The talk will be conducted in Mandarin.

 

The Graduation+Discussion on Film Schools

July 13 20:10

SPOT-Huashan Cinema A Two

Ticket Required

Representatives from La Fémis will be joined by representatives of NTUA’s Dept. of Motion Picture to discuss film in higher education, and the respective similarities and differences.

 

*This talk starts after screening. To attend talk only, please queue for entry after the screening.

 

Ava+Director’s Talk

July 11 20:30

SPOT-Huashan Cinema A Two

Ticket Required

The after screening talk will be joined by Léa Mysius (director) and Philippe Lasry (the Head of Scriptwriting Dept., La Fémis). Apart from sharing her experience in making her debut feature, Mysius and Lasry will talk about the scriptwriting training in La Fémis and the transition for the graduate from school to work in the industry.

 

Selection of Graduation Films from Dept. of Motion Picture, NTUA+Director’s Talk

July 12 19:00

Shin Kong Cinemas 1

Ticket Required

The after screening talk will be joined by the director of four selected graduation films, Philippe Lasry (Head of Scriptwriting Dept., La Fémis), Gene-Fon Liao (Head of Dept. of Motion Picture, NTUA). The talk will be moderated by Shen Ko-Shang (Director of Taipei Film Festival, alumni of Dept. of Motion Picture, NTUA). The feedback from both film education systems will reveal the similarity and differences in each of their approaches.

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