Film Forward: Taiwan (Taipei, Taoyuan, Haulien)

FILM FORWARD begins a program in Taiwan for the first year in collaboration with American Institute, Taiwan and CNEX, non-profit organization devoted to the production and promotion of documentaries related to the Chinese people. Filmmakers Jeff Orlowski of Chasing Ice and Patricia Riggen of Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna) travel with FILM FORWARD to Taipei, Taoyuan, and Hualien providing screenings, workshops and Q&A sessions in each location.

Chasing Ice follows acclaimed photographer, James Balog, and reveals visually stunning time-lapse videos of vanishing glaciers, delivering fragile hope to our carbon-powered planet. Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna) tells the story of the unbreakable bond between mother and child even across thousands of miles as little Carlitos embarks on an extraordinary journey to find his mother.

In addition to Chasing Ice and Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna), the program will screen five other FILM FORWARD films including Bones Brigade: An Autobiography, The Light In Her Eyes, The Loving Story, Town of Runners, and Valley of Saints.


Jeff Orlowski
Patricia Riggen
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