Center for Chinese Studies hosts second annual Taiwan Film Series

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Sep 17, 2010

UH Mānoa’s Center for Chinese Studies will host the second annual Taiwan Film Series in celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival. All screenings are on the Mānoa campus, and are free and open to the public.
Screening locations vary. Check individual listings below for details. 
Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Blue Brave 
Moore 319, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
This historical drama, depicting the bravery and heroism of the Hakka 
resistance movement, is set in the year Taiwan was ceded to
Japan. (Hakka language) 110 minutes
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
Our Island, Our Dreams
Moore 319, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
A story of a romantic triangle is set on the beautiful island of Kinmen
(Quemoy), where a military man finds himself entangled with a local 
couple. 97 minutes
Friday, September 24, 2010
Kung Fu Dunk
Crawford 105, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
This live action comedy stars pop-idol Jay Chou as a Kung Fu school 
outcast, who utilizes his incredible martial arts skills to excel in 
college basketball.  98 minutes
Yang Yang
Crawford 115, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Yang Yang has a French father, whom she has never met. Growing
up in Taiwan, she is constantly forced to address her Eurasian identity.  
112 minutes
Berlin Film Festival, Hong Kong Film Festival
Saturday, September 25, 2010 
Cape No.
Art Auditorium, 1:00–3:20 p.m.
In this romantic comedy, a postman comes across some undelivered half-
century-old love letters from Japan and intends to locate the recipient.  130 minutes
Best Narrative Feature, HIFF 2008; Best Picture, Golden Horse Awards
A reception will be hosted by Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Honolulu outside the Art Auditorium from 3:20-4:00 p.m.
Orz Boyz! 
Art Auditorium, 4:00–6:00 p.m.
This is a story of friendship and camaraderie between two mischievous boys
with powerful imaginations.  103 minutes
Best Supporting Actress, Golden Horse Awards
Sponsors of the film series include the UH Mānoa Center for Chinese Studies, Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Honolulu, and the UH Mānoa Academy for Creative Media.