Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale II 賽德克·巴萊: 彩虹橋

CIW Taiwan Film Festival

Venue

The Auditorium, China in the World Building (188), Fellows Lane, ANU

Date

Saturday, 2 December, 2017 - 19:30 to 21:45

Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale II 賽德克·巴萊: 彩虹橋

2011, 132 minutes, MA15+
Directed by Wei Te-sheng 魏德聖

This epic film, one of Taiwan’s greatest box office hits, recounts the violent events of the Wushe Incident, an indigenous uprising against Japanese rule in 1930. Beautifully set in Taiwan’s Central Mountain Range, and receiving both praise and controversy, this film offers a compelling take on violent responses to colonisation.

UNESCO Award, Asia Pacific Screen Awards (2012)

Both Part I & Part II were screened at the Melbourne Film Festival (2012), Sitges Film Festival (2012), Venice International Film Festival (2011), Berlin International Film Festival (2012), Singapore International Film Festival (2015).

Registration

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.

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Australian Centre on China in the World
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