Looking for the Salt

Direction
Year 
1999
Country
  • Taiwan 
Duration
41min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

In 1999, the Indigenous Culture Club at the National Taiwan University held a series of annual ceremony activities as a tribute to traditional indigenous rituals. So unfamiliar with their native languages and cultures, however, the student organisers found themselves in an awkward position that brought them into conflict with the school administration. Where would they find the 'salt', an in-depth understanding of their cultural identities and backgrounds?

Interview with the director HERE.

Details

  • Original title
    Looking for the Salt
  • Direction
  • DOP
    Lungnan Isak Fangas
  • Editing
    Lungnan Isak Fangas
  • Duration
    41 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
    1999
  • Country
    • Taiwan
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Taiwan International Documentary Festival

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