An Evening Conversation with Tsai Ming-liang 蔡明亮

"Taiwan in Dialogue” Lecture Series - Spotlight Taiwan Project

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One of the great cinematic poets of our era, Tsai Ming-liang (蔡明亮) has created some of the most enduring visual masterpieces of the past thirty years, from Vive L’Amour (1994) to The Hole (1998) and from Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003) to Days (2020). He has been award numerous top prizes for his work at the Venice International Film Festival (Special Jury Prize for The River, Grand Jury Prize for Stray Dogs), the Berlin International Film Festival (Silver Bear for The River, Outstanding Artistic Achievement for The Wayward Cloud), and Cannes (FIPRESCI award for The Hole).

In this rare online dialogue with CCS Director, Michael Berry, Tsai will reflect on his career and major works.

This event will be conducted bilingually in Chinese and English. (中英雙語)


This event is part of the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies’ "Taiwan in Dialogue” Lecture Series - Spotlight Taiwan Project, supported by a grant from the Taiwan Academy, Los Angeles and Ministry of Culture, Taiwan.


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Published: Wednesday, May 19, 2021