Jockey Club ifva Everywhere
Master Class and Artist Mentoring Scheme: Yang Li-chou
Taiwan / 2018 / Col / 99’ / In Mandarin with Chinese and English subtitles
Chen Hsi-huang is the eldest son of Li Tien-lu, the renowned Taiwanese glove puppeteer, but his relationship with his father had always been strained. With a production period of ten years, Father not only documents the mission of an 80-year-old elder to inherit this particular art form, it also depicts the unique spirit behind finger puppet masters and their attempts to re-introduce such a performing art back into people's everyday lives.
Juror, Asian New Force Category, 24th ifva Awards
Yang Li-chou, Taiwan documentary director. In 2006, he was awarded Best Documentary at the Golden Horse Award with My Football Summer.
There will be a post-screening talk by Yang Li-chou, director of Father.
A call-out to all creative talents who already have a script in hand or preparing to roll the camera or with a project in mind! From 14 to 17 March, director Yang Li-chou will conduct one-on-one mentoring sessions with shortlisted creative talents. Join now and get inspired!