Actor | Cinematographer | Director | Producer | Writer
Born in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, China, in 1967, Wang Bing studied photography at the Lu Xun Academy of Fine Art and cinematography at Beijing Film Academy. He began his career as an independent filmmaker in 1999. Discovered in 2003, TIEXI QU, a documentary work of more than 9 hours, encountered a great success internationally. Besides feature documentary, he is also active in video installation, directed several fictions and started a noteworthy work in photography. His work has been selected in many film festivals. Acclaimed by critics and recognized as one of the most important Chinese artists and film directors of his time, he also is being honored by retrospectives of his work in major museum, as recently in Centre Pompidou.
With Taiwan remaining in the grip of martial law in 1982, a group of filmmakers from that country set out to establish a cultural identity through cinema and to share it with the world. This engaging documentary looks at the movement's legacy.
Runtime: 109 min.
Directed by: Hsieh Chin-Lin