Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Tuvalu is an ally of Taiwan located in the southern Pacific Ocean.

Tuvalu is an ally of Taiwan located in the southern Pacific Ocean. Its territory consists of only 26 square kilometers, and will be the first island nation to be submerged by the oceans once the sea level rises due to global warming. The director Huang Hsinyao left his hometown after the 88 flooding disaster in Taiwan in search of this disappearing island called Tuvalu. The filming process is marked by a succession of unexpected events. During this voyage, he discovered that…

Screenplay \ Hsinyao Huang
Photography \ Hsinyao Huang
Editing \ Din Lee
Production \ Sun Studio Taiwan
Year of production \ 2010
Running time \ 80'
Format \ Hd

Hsinyao Huang


Hsinyao Huang is an independent filmmaker based in Tainan, Taiwan. Educated at the Tainan National University of the Arts’ Graduate Institute of Sound and Image, his works have been featured at international film events such as Kassel’s documenta , Durban Film Festival in South Arica, London International Documentary Film Festival and and Cinema Verite in Iran. His works won the Grand Prize and the Best Documentary at the Taipei International Film Festival 2011, Merit Prize at the Taiwan International Documentary Film Festival 2010. Huang currently runs Sun Studio Taiwan, a independent production company in Taiwan, and serves as executive director of Taiwan’s Documentary Media Workers’ Union.

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