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Realm of Reverberations
November 11, 2017 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM$10
UCLA Film & Television Archive and the Taiwan Academy in Los Angeles present What Time Is It There? Taiwanese Film Biennial
REALM OF REVERBERATIONS (Taiwan, 2016)
Directed by Chen Chieh-jen
Los Angeles premiere!
For more than two decades, internationally acclaimed artist Chen Chieh-jen has illuminated the deep impact of power on bodies and architecture. Here he explores a pair of sites built by the Japanese colonial government in the early 20th century: the Losheng Leprosy Sanatorium and the Taipei Prison. The first was on the outskirts of Taipei, the second in the heart of the city. Both were used for controlling marginal populations; both continued to operate long after the Japanese left; and both were eventually torn down for urban redevelopment. Across its four sections linking different times, places and people,
Director: Chen Chieh-jen. Producer: Chen Chieh-yi, Chen Mao-jung. Screenwriter: Chen Chieh-jen. Cinematographer: Chien Ming-chi. Editor: Lee Chun-yi, Chan Hsiao-pei. Cast: Chou Fu-tzu, Li Tien-pei, Chen Tsai-tien, Lan Tsai-yun.
DCP, b/w, in Mandarin and Taiwanese with English subtitles, 105 min.
FREE admission for all UCLA students with valid I.D.