Kaohsiung Film Festival Program from Taiwan
In our fifth collaboration with Kaohsiung Film Festival, held annually in Taiwan’s second largest city, this year we shall once again deliver attractive and powerful short films from Taiwan.
Yi-Xuan can barely afford the cost of her dying father's medical treatment, so she agrees to put him in a care center operated by a gambling ring. She joins the ''Game,'' which places bets on when terminally ill patients will die. Greed soon becomes the devil that lures her into the dark side...
Huang Hsin Yao/Taiwan/23:00/Drama/2014
A Buddha Statue, three middle-aged men, and a mysterious hottie in a leopard dress create a story of suspense. Will the Buddha still protect us even if we are humans who possess nothing?
A-Jie, an ex-con trying to turn over a new leaf, is working at a dry cleaner's with Hsiao-Chih, a young disabled woman, and her abusive uncle. The two have lived lives with so little freedom, yet they can't help yearning for more...is the world willing to give it to them?
Lien Chien Hung/Taiwan/25:00/Comedy/2014
Emma is unmarried and needs someone to be her unborn child’s legal father. Her friends, Abel and Romeo, set the “perfect” trap for a middle-aged man, which fails. They decide to run away to Thailand, but they need to tie up some loose ends before their big escape...