Program Schedule 



Delaware Art Museum


Sunday, May 16


12:30 pm  Opening Introduction by Merle Shao

 1: 00 pm  Cape No. 7 (130 minutes)


Sunday, May 23


12:15 pm  Oyster Girl (106 minutes)

  2:10 pm  A Summer at Grandpa’s (97 minutes)


Sunday, May 30


12: 30 pm Film of King Hu by Travis Crawford

  1: 00 pm Dragon Inn (110 minutes)



 Delaware Center

for The Contemporary Arts


Saturday, June 5


12:00 pm  Films of Hou Hsiao-Hsien by Tom Vick

12:30 pm  A City of Sadness (157 minutes)

 3: 10  pm  Island Etude (110 minutes)


Sunday, June 6


12 :00 pm  Beautiful Duckling  (119minutes)

  2: 10 pm  Three Times (120 minutes)



Hockessin Library


Monday, September 13


6: 30 pm Cape No. 7 (130 minutes)


Monday, September 20


6: 30 pm Three Times (120 minutes)


Monday, September 27


6: 30 pm Orz Boyz (110 minutes)



For film descriptions, please click here….

In celebration of the tenth anniversary of sister state relationship between Taiwan and the state of Delaware, Hanlin Chinese Culture Association in cooperation with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States are pleased to present 2010 Taiwan Film Festival.

             This year's film festival features a wide range of rarely seen masterpieces from the classics to the present day blockbuster. The festival presents Beautiful Duckling, Oyster Girl and Dragon Inn, three classics from the Golden Age of Taiwan films(1960-70s); A Summer at Grandpa's, A City of Sadness and Three Times, three films from the period of the new Taiwan cinema movement (1980-90s), all directed by the well-known Taiwan director, Hou Hsiao-Hsien; Orz Boyz, Island Etude and Cape No. 7, three films from the second new wave period (1990s to present), directed by recent young directors.

             This year film festival has invited Merle Shao to give an opening talk about the brief history of Taiwan cinema, Merle is Taiwan Film adviser for Hanlin Chinese Culture Association. Film programmer, Mr. Tom Vick from Freer and Sackler Galleries, Smithsonian Institution is invited to talk about the films by well-known Taiwan director Hou Hsiao-Hsien; Mr. Travis Crawford from Philadelphia Cinema Alliance will give a talk of martial art movies by King Hu.

             The films will be shown in three locations, All admission free: May 16, 23, 30 at Delaware Art Museum,  June 5,6 at Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, and Sep 13, 20, 27 evenings at Hockessin Library.


For feature film descriptions, please click here…..

For brief history of Taiwan Cinema, please click here….

For more information about director Li Xing, King Hu, and Hou Hsiao-Hsien, please click here….

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