1993, 73 minutes
Directed by Hu Tai-li 胡台麗
Everyday life on Orchid Island is revealed in this important film by one of Taiwan’s most eminent ethnographic film makers. Hu Tai-li examines the social and ecological problems that the Yami (Tao) people face, especially the government’s controversial and continued use of the island as a nuclear waste dump.
Best Documentary Film, Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival (1993)
Silver Plaque Award - Documentary Film, Chicago International Film Festival (1994)
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.