Taiwanese-language Cinema
University of Edinburgh Screening Tour

In collaboration with the “Taiwan’s lost commercial cinema” project, the University of Edinburgh is proud to host a screening tour of four films charting the rise of Taiwanese language cinema (Taiyupian 臺語片) during the 1950s and 1960s. Read film brochure for full synopsis

Vote for San, 阿三哥出馬
Lin Tuan-Chiu (林摶秋) │1959│Taiwanese│English subtitle│ B&W │42 min

Introduction by Prof. Chris Berry (King’s College London)

Date and Time: Tuesday 5 Oct, 18:00 – 19:45 

Location: Project Room, 50 George Square, Newington, Edinburgh, EH8 9JU

Register:  Please book your ticket HERE. (room capacity 35)

Foolish Bride, Naïve Bridegroom, 三八新娘憨子婿
HSIN Chi (辛奇)│1967│Taiwanese │English subtitle │ B&W │101 min

Date and Time: Tuesday 12 Oct, 18:00 – 19:45

Location: Project Room, 50 George Square, Newington, Edinburgh, EH8 9JU

Register: Please book your ticket HERE. (room capacity 35)

 

Encounter at the Station, 難忘的火車站
HSIN Chi (辛奇)│1965│Taiwanese │English subtitle │ B&W │113 min

Date and Time: Tuesday 19 Oct. 18:00 – 19:45

Location: Project Room, 50 George Square, Newington, Edinburgh, EH8 9JU

Register: Please book your ticket HERE. (room capacity 35)

 

Six Suspects, 六個嫌疑犯
Lin Tuan-Chiu (林摶秋) │1965│Taiwanese │English subtitle │ B&W │109 min

Date and Time: Tuesday 2 Nov. 18:00 – 19:45

Location: Project Room, 50 George Square, Newington, Edinburgh, EH8 9JU

Register: Please book your ticket HERE. (room capacity 35)