True Colors Film Festival 2020 – Includes two international award-winning films from Taiwan

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SINGAPORE – Media
OutReach
 – 19 November 2020
– True Colors Film Festival (TCFF) runs online from 3 to 12
December 2020. Offering 30 award-winning features and short films, it is
presented by The Nippon Foundation. All the films — focusing on shared human
experiences such as connection, hope, dreams, and transformation — can be
streamed for free. Among the highlights are Taiwan’s Blue Gate Crossing and Darkness and Light.

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Rediscovered and restored
films 

 

The Chess Game of the
Wind
(1976;
Iran), screened only twice in ’76 and presumed lost after the 1979 Iranian
revolution, it was accidentally discovered in a junk shop in 2014 by the
children of filmmaker Mohammed Reza Aslani. Still banned in Iran, it was
smuggled into Paris, where restoration work was overseen by Martin Scorsese’s
non-profit organization, The Film Foundation’s World Cinema Project. A family
tale about a paraplegic heiress and predatory men.

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Moral (1982; Philippines) is by Marilou
Díaz-Abaya, known for her ability to spotlight socio-political issues from a
feminist perspective. Restored by ABS-CBN in 2017 as part of a project to
digitally remaster select Filipino films, Moral
is about four women dealing with issues like rape, abortion and sexual freedom
in a patriarchal society.

True Colors Film Festival 2020 - Includes two international award-winning films from Taiwan

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Award-winning films

 

Listen
(2020;
Portugal/United Kingdom), Portugal’s Oscar Entry for Best International Film
and winner of seven awards at the Venice Film Festival 2020. Migrant struggles,
judgments and best intentions gone wrong.

True Colors Film Festival 2020 - Includes two international award-winning films from Taiwan

 

Mental (2008; Japan/United States),
winner of Best Documentary, Busan International Film Festival, and Official
Selection: Berlin International Film Festival. The complex world of a mental
health clinic in Japan and the lives of its patients and staff.

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Darkness and Light (1999; Taiwan), multiple awards including Tokyo
Grand Prix, Tokyo Film Festival 1999, Best Original Screenplay and Best
Editing, Golden Horse Film Festival 1999. A tale of love and blindness. 

True Colors Film Festival 2020 - Includes two international award-winning films from Taiwan

TCFF’s launch date — 3 December — coincides with International Day of Persons
with Disability. In acknowledgement of the more than 1 billion people in the
world living with disability, TCFF also presents a selection of themed
films: 37 Seconds (2019; Japan), about a young comic book artist with
cerebral palsy, and how she navigates disability while building a career in the
adult manga industry; A Long Journey for the First Steps
(2017; Slovenia), the experiences of Palestinian child victims of war in Gaza
and their rehabilitation; Elsewhere (2015; Italy), the
thoughts of a person with Down Syndrome; Over the Horizon (2017; Russia), a
blind photographer and traveler who shares his world with sighted people; Stand
By Me
(2020; Singapore), 46 artists around the world performing a
stirring rendition of the Ben E. King hit at the height of the global Covid-19 pandemic;
and The
Soul of Sophanna’s Song
(2017; Cambodia), one man’s will to live and
serve against incredible odds.

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Streaming TCFF

Feature
films can be streamed via The Projector
Plus
sign up for free. Features are available
to viewers in most Asia-Pacific countries.

 

Stream the
Short films on True Colors Film Festival
on Vimeo
.

 

Additional
restrictions apply, visit Country Exclusions.

 

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