Please Give Us a Job

  • Taiwan 
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In the 1990s, foreign migrant workers began to occupy the Taiwanese workforce under the government’s new policy. Many indigenous labourers lost their jobs and were forced to return to their homelands, squeezing out a living on odd jobs, frustrated and powerless. Please Give Us a Job records their unheard voices against a backdrop of economic growth, and observes the rivalry and tension between foreign workers and indigenous workers.

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  • Original title
    Please Give Us a Job
  • Direction
  • DOP
    YANG Ming-hui (Umin Howa), MA Ting-yen
  • Editing
    YANG Ming-hui (Umin Howa)
  • Duration
    35 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Taiwan
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Taiwan International Documentary Festival is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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