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Taiwanese films win five awards at APFF

5 December 2010

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Taiwanese films win five awards at APFF

None of the key awards at the 54th Asia Pacific Film Festival held at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall were won by Taiwanese or Chinese films.

However, Taiwan managed to take five awards, including the Best Short Film award and a Special Contribution Award.

There were 56 films from 18 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, including 12 Taiwanese ones, vying for awards at the festival, with the figures hitting record highs.

The Best Short Film award was won by a Taiwanese film, “Sleeping with Her,” directed by Wen Chih-yi. It describes how an Indonesian care-giver managed to deal with well a weird Taiwanese grandmother.

Read the full list of awards here >>

via The China Post

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