Thursday, May 2, 2019

Documentary Our Youth in Taiwan (我們的青春,在台灣) in Pittsburgh, July 11.

Café Philo-Pittsburgh will present the documentary Our Youth in Taiwan (我們的青春,在台灣) and a question-and-answer session with the director Yue Fu on July 11 at Carnegie Mellon University.
Café Philo-Pittsburgh will hold a screening for on Thursday, July 11th, 2019. Director Fu said that her “greatest hope is for my country to be treated as a truly independent entity", in her acceptance speech at the Golden Horse film awards ceremony. Café Philo-Pittsburgh is honored to have Director Fu share her creative and film-making process with the audience after the screening. Please bring your family and invite your friends, neighbors, and colleagues to join us at the screening event in Pittsburgh!

Movie Summary: A star of the Taiwanese student movement, a celebrity Chinese student who loves Taiwan, and a Taiwanese documentary filmmaker passionate about politics. Each of them shared dreams of rebellion and building a better country. In the wake of the biggest social movement in Taiwan in recent years, they reflected on how close they came to realizing their goals, how they were let down, and whether it is still possible to continue fighting for ideals.
The movie will play in Chinese with English subtitles from 6:30 pm in the McConomy Auditorium of Cohon University Center (map). Tickets are available online, with VIP and discounted early-bird prices currently available.