Q&A with filmmakers, hosted by WONG Chun
Conducted in Mandarin ＆ Cantonese
In Cantonese with Chi & Eng sub
Two roads diverged, which one shall you take? One evening during the Hong Kong social unrest, a taxi driver meets people with different political views. As he drives through the city, he gets to know young protesters who take the path less travelled by, and that has made all the difference.
2020 Best Live Action Short Film, Golden Horse Awards
2020 South Award, South Taiwan FF
2020 International Competition, Kaohsiung FF
Taiwan, Hong Kong〡2020〡DCP〡16’
In Taiwanese with Chi & Eng sub
Filmed during the Taiwanese presidential election in 2020, Red Flag illustrates a dystopian future of Taiwan. A man moves back to his homeland with his father and son to start life all over again, yet fear runs deeper than they think. Mixing news material from protests and black-and-white rural landscape, Wu tells a politically charged story about the past and future.
2020 South Taiwan FF
In Mandarin, Taiwanese with Chi & Eng sub
Hong Kong Premiere
2020 Silver Awards, Women Make Waves Taiwan Competition
2020 Nominated for Best Short Film, Best Actress & Best New Talent, Taipei Film Awards
2019 International Competition, Clermont-Ferrand ISFF
In Mandarin, English, Bahasa Melayu with Chi & Eng sub
Hong Kong Premiere
Singapore and Johor of Malaysia are well connected, but the gaps between identities and cultures are much harder to bridge. While an endangered Malayan Tapir is crossing the road to look for food, Anne gets hit by the reality – she has to decide whether staying in Johor for the elders and child, or working in Singapore for a better future.
2018 NETPAC Award, Busan ISFF
2018 International Competition, Clermont ISFF
2018 International Competition, Kaohsiung FF
Night is Young Director
KWOK Zune was born in 1985 in Hong Kong. He has worked as an independent film director since graduated from local film school in 2009. His films are grounded with actualities and real characters, which received various awards in local and international competitions, including A Day in a Life (2008), Homecoming (2009), Downstream (2012), Ten Years (feature film, 2015), and Night is Young (2020).
Red Flag Director
WU Zi-En was born in 1990, Taiwan. He majored in Department of Filmmaking in Taipei National University of the Arts and participated in Taipei Golden Horse Film Academy. His short film Hsiang Yi (2018) was selected for the Vancouver IFF. In recent years, he has focused on the threat of regional politics and totalitarian rule.
No Flowers or Seasons Director
YU Chia-Hsuan was born in 1996 in Taoyuan, Taiwan. She studied acting at the Taipei National University of Art. In 2019, she made the film No Flowers or Seasons as her graduation work, and earned her twin Taipei Film Awards nominations in 2020’s for the Best Actress and the Best New Talent.
Kampung Tapir Director
AW See Wee was born in Johor, Malaysia. He is a graduate of the National Taiwan University of the Arts. Currently based in Kuala Lumpur, his works centre around family relationships and social issues.
WONG Chun is a Hong Kong film director. His short film 6th March was nominated for the Best Short Film at Golden Horse Awards. His directorial debut Mad World was selected in First Feature Film Initiative, which won the Best New Director at Golden Horse Awards, the Best Director award at Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards, and the Best New Director award at Hong Kong Film Awards.