New Paradise

Direction
Year 
1999
Country
  • Taiwan 
Duration
33min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

A group of Pangcah people left their homeland in the eastern Taiwan to seek jobs on the western coast. They drifted from one construction site to another, until they finally settled on a temporarily unclaimed clearing behind a university, building a community far away from home. Despite the instability of work and earnings, they lived life to the fullest catching fish, growing vegetables, singing and dancing, even electing leaders of their community in this 'new paradise'.

Interview with the director HERE.

Details

  • Original title
    New Paradise
  • Direction
  • Duration
    33 min (31-45 min.)
  • Year
    1999
  • Country
    • Taiwan
  • Colour
    • Colour

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