Taiwan

  • News

    ‘Voices of Youth. Unseen Taiwanese films of the 1960s’ soon online!

    New Asian film festival Electric Shadows presents a selection of rediscovered and restored 1960s films…

  • Review

    As We Like It

    Between the visions of utopia and the retreat to status quo…

    3 stars
  • News

    10 Asian films to watch at the 2021 International Film Festival Rotterdam...

    The winter edition programme reveals 3 Asian debuts in the Tiger Competition, cutting-edge short films and new works of emerging filmmakers…

  • Review

    Goodbye, Dragon Inn

    A dreamy, ruminative trip to the memories of a film palace of yore in Tsai Ming-liang’s masterpiece…

    4.5 stars
  • Review

    Calamity of Snakes

    Snakes go wild and attack the residents of a new apartment building in this notorious early 80s shocker…

    3 stars
  • Review

    The Challenge of the Lady Ninja

    Fantastic ninja exploitation with strong female leads…

    4 stars
  • Review

    Woman Revenger

    A woman takes revenge on a gang of Japanese thugs in this early 1980s Taiwan exploitationer…

    3.5 stars
  • Review

    Days (Rizi)

    Tsai Ming-liang’s minimalist take of two lonely souls meeting could hardly come at a more poignant time…

    4 stars
  • News

    Stream classic Taiwanese B-Movies for free!

    Anthology Film Archives presents a plunge into the unsung genre films of the 70s and 80s…

  • Review

    The Shepherds

    A snapshot of LGBTQIA+ Christians fighting for recognition in Taiwan…

    2.5 stars
  • Review

    Girl’s Revenge

    After a non-consensual sex video involving her best friend is leaked, a high school girl investigates and plans revenge…

    3.5 stars
  • News

    Taiwan Film Festival brings its part two to screens in November and...

    Taiwan Film Festival UK will partner with Rio Cinema for its second chapter dedicated to documentaries…

  • Review

    Not Simply a Wedding Banquet

    But come on, it’s 1997 now!…

    4 stars
  • News

    Overview of 14th Flavours Asian Film Festival line-up vol. 1

    From 25 November to 6 December Five Flavours returns in a completely revised version to live up to the challenges of the times…

  • News

    Taiwan Post-New Wave Cinema starts soon online!

    From 26th October till 13th November the series of free virtual screenings will showcase the works of three underrated Taiwanese filmmakers…

  • Review

    Your Name Engraved Herein

    This engaging film tells the story of two gay schoolboys who struggle to express their love for each other in a society that stigmatises them…

    3.5 stars
  • Review

    The Rice Dumpling Vendors

    Recently restored, this classic offers an enjoyable study of a family’s struggles against poverty…

    4 stars