Admission: FREE – open to the public
1:00PM – 3:30PM
Taiwanese director, Chen Yu-shan (Frankie Chen), has produced over twenty hit Taiwanese drama shows, including Fated to Love You (2008), Autumn Concerto (2009) and Prince of Lan Ling (2013). Our Times is her directorial debut. Join us for an in-depth conversation with Chen Yu-shan about the challenges that women face in the film and television industries.
Moderator: Betty Xie, International Programming Associate, Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival
Chen Yu-shan, Director, OUR TIMES
Frankie Chen Yu-shan has produced over twenty hit Taiwanese dramas, including Fated to Love You (2008) and Prince of Lan Ling (2013). Our Times is her directorial debut and is the highest-grossing film of the year in Taiwan.
Betty Xie is the International Programming Associate at the Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival, specializing films from Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China. She joined Reel Asian staff in 2013. Betty is also an emerging filmmaker. Her most recent short documentary film, The Home Promised, is about the forced eviction of residents from a community in downtown Taipei. The film traveled to festivals around the world and won the 2014 Air Canada Best Short Film Award.