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Kick off the inaugural Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival with trailers of our featured films, and shorts by Taiwanese American talents. Followed by a panel discussion. The short films selected are Pool to Table, Color Positive, Never Let You Go, Patriotic Lottery, and The Blue Jet.
AR and VR equipment for Taiwanese traditional puppetry (from Father 紅盒子 film) will be available this event!
Time: Fri June 29 @ 7:00pm
Location: University of Washington Kane Hall Room 210
This is a free event, but tickets are required! (Get free ticket on SIFF website: https://www.siff.net/year-round-cinema/seattle-taiwanese-american-film-festival-x21376 )
Pool to Table – Director: Tim Cheng. A documentary short about indoor shrimping, an all-ages pastime that’s found a following in Taiwan over the past three decades.
Color Positive – Director: Jessie Lee. After her father passes away, an emotionally distant woman returns home, only to struggle for closure.
Never Let You Go – Director Remii Huang. Emma bought her mom a robot to help her recover after a major car accident.
Patriotic Lottery – Director: Lian Kien Hui. A fun behind the scene of those fun Patriotic Lottery, through the eyes of artist Lin.
The Blue Jet – Director: Lawrence Le Lam. Set in 1970s Taiwan, this short is about legendary radio DJ, Blue Jet, who broadcasted banned rock and avoided the secret youth police.
Seattle Taiwanese American Film Festival (STAFF) showcases films by Taiwanese and Taiwanese American talents. The films selected center around the universal themes of home(land) and family portrayed through hyperbolized drama and breathtaking cinematography.
It is presented by Taiwanese American Professionals – Seattle. And in partnership with the University of Washington Taiwan Studies Program, the Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival, and the Los Angeles Taiwanese American Film Festival
For more information about STAFF, visit SeaTAFF.org