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 Taili examines the social and ecological problems that islanders 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.