Independently produced by Cinevolution Media Arts Society, this is a monthly 2-hour TV program showcasing the talents of both local and Asian independent filmmakers.
Airing Time: July 26, 2009 from 9-11pm
Host: Maggie Wu
This episode showcases three documentaries produced by CNEX, the first non-profit documentary foundation in China.
To know more about CNEX, please check their website.
Synopsis of the Films
Card Boom (China/ 2007/ Director: Lin Hung-Chen/25 min/ CNEX)
Language: Mandarin + English subtitle
This is the first documentary about the credit card phenomena in Taiwan shown from the perspective of two people.
Taxi- A Moving Life with Chinese (China/ 2007/ Director: Zhu Jie/ 32 min/produced by CNEX )
Language: Mandarin, Cantonese + English subtitle
This film looks at the hardship and disparity of taxi drivers living and working in many wealthy Chinese cities.
Brave Father (Documentary / Chian / 2007 / 55 minutes / Dir: Junhu Li / produced by CNEX)
Language: Mandarin + English subtitles
In 2002, Han Peiyin’s son Shengli was accepted by university. In order to pay for Shengli’s living expenses and tuition fee, the father not only sold all valuable things in his home but also came to the big city Xi’an to work as construction workers. Though a lifetime peasant, Han firmly believed that knowledge had the power to change destinies and expected his son to be successful. This is a touching story about the father and his son.