Monday, November 4, 2013
Taiwanese museums are getting ready for a celestial spectacle in late November, when a potentially dazzling comet could shine brightly in the skies over Taiwan.
The Smithsonian museum in Washington D.C. will screen Taiwanese films in November to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, one of the most prestigious film awards in the Chinese-speaking world. Entry to the event will be free.
The annual Huashan Living Arts Festival in Taipei, which kicked off on Oct 10, attracted over 120,000 visitors this year, which will be its last, the organizers said yesterday.
Sunday, November 3, 2013
The yellow Rubber Duck floating installation, which was forced to be taken down due to unsuccessful inflation attempts previously, was re-erected yesterday in Taoyuan County, but was placed on the ground instead of in a pond for safety reasons.
Saturday, November 2, 2013
French filmmaker Luc Besson said yesterday that he chose Taipei out of eight cities to shoot his new film “Lucy,” which stars Scarlett Johansson, because Taipei is “very photogenic” and that he had the city in mind when he first worked on the script.
An Indian actress who had a role in the movie “Life of Pi” will perform with a troupe of dancers during an Indian festival in Taiwan that runs through Nov. 10, organizers said Friday at the event's opening.
Friday, November 1, 2013
French director Luc Besson shot scenes for his new action thriller “Lucy” at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport yesterday and allowed the media to capture a glimpse of what might appear in the finished film.1 Comment
Thursday, October 31, 2013
The parents of Taiwanese travel writer Lin Ya-ruo(林亞若), who was killed Sunday by a bus in Australia's Northern Territory, have arrived in Sydney to handle their daughter's funerary arrangements.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
French director Luc Besson is still shooting scenes for his new movie “Lucy” in Taiwan and will attend a press conference Nov. 1 to talk about the filming, Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin said yesterday.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The eponymous timepiece in college student Hung Shih-chieh's short “Watch” witnesses how the world changes over time — and now it has also seen itself named Best Foreign Language Animation at the 2013 International Student Film Festival Hollywood.