BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2022 – The Fourth Taiwan Film Festival of Boston (TFFB) will take place on October 1-2 2022 at AMC Boston Common. The theme of this year’s film festival is “Crack and Light”, and it curates six long films, including “Listen Before You Sing”, “Eagle Hand” and “Let the Wind Carry Me”, and two short documentaries. Amongst the film selections, three directors will represent their films and join the festival in-person for post-screening forums.
There are a total of eight films to be screened this year, including two award winning documentaries “The Passage” and “Faces of a Taiwanese Opera Actress” provided by New Taipei City. Additionally, “Grandma and Her Ghosts” will be sponsored by Montivista Real Estate Investment and “Me and My Condemned Son” by Green Maple Law Group. TFFB also invited moderators from different backgrounds to lead the three forums: Laura Huang, the first female Taiwanese American professor at Harvard Business School, Scott V. Edwards, the Chair of the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard, and Sandy Liang, an educator of 15 years at State Prison and the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services. The moderators will be drawing from their personal experiences and inspiring a conversation between the audiences and the directors from “Grandma and Her Ghosts”, “Enigma: The Chinese Crested Tern” and “Me and My Condemned Son”
“Only with a Crack, then Light may enter”. Crack signifies the imperfections in life, while Light is the source of opportunity and hope that fills the void. Heading into its 4th year, TFFB would like to explore the challenges, regrets, perseverance and courage in life with its audience via the theme “Crack and Light”. Simultaneously, the disruption from the pandemic often resulted in helping us reconnect with our community and family. It is the light that shines through the cracks for people of this generation.
The 4th Taiwan Film Festival of Boston “Crack and Light” would like to sincerely invite you to join us, along with friends and family in the Northeast region of the United States. There will be two full days of screenings on October 1st and 2nd, as well as an evening reception on the first night. This occasion invites the audiences in Boston to experience the Taiwanese culture and witness the warmth of Taiwanese people, as well as appreciate and recognize the efforts from the filmmakers. The ticket sale for the 4th Taiwan Film Festival of Boston is currently underway, please see more information at https://taiwanfilmfest.org/.
The 4th Taiwan Film Festival of Boston
Date: October 1st and 2nd
Location: AMC Boston Common
Taiwan Film Festival of Boston (TFFB)
Founded in 2019, TFFB is a 501©3 organization that promotes Taiwanese films in the Boston community. We hope to leverage films and shows to strengthen the connection between Boston and its Taiwanese communities. In the past 4 years, TFFB has actively participated in events throughout the region, as well as hosted 3 annual film festivals and in-person forums with Taiwanese film production crew. In October 2022, TFFB will be hosting the 4th annual film festival “Crack and Light” in downtown Boston.