2000, 60 minutes, PG
Directed by Tang Shiang-chu 湯湘竹
Dislocation and despair, return and recovery, this film documents one Yami (Tao) man’s journey from Orchid Island to Taipei and back again, escaping addiction through the healing powers of community and the ocean.
Best Short Documentary, Golden Harvest Awards (2000)
Screened at Taiwan International Ethnographic Festival (2015)
Hawaii International Film Festival (2000)
Vancouver International Film Festival (2000)
This screening is part of the Taiwan Film Festival 臺灣電影節 2017: Indigenous Representations and Responses 原民現身與迴聲. All screenings are FREE and open to the public, but bookings are essential. All films have English subtitles.
This film is generously provided by the Taiwan Cinema Toolkit.