This exciting three-day showcase highlights the best of contemporary Taiwanese cinema and provides Bay Area audiences with unique opportunities to view bold new Taiwanese films.


Come celebrate the Opening Night for Taiwan Film Days at NEW PEOPLE! A limited number of tickets are available for an exclusive reception directly after the first screening of MONGA, with sponsored drinks and delicious hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are only available at the San Francisco Film Society (SFFS), $15.00 for SFFS members and $20.00 for non-members.

MONGA | Directed by Niu Doze
October 22 (Fri) @ 6:15 & 9:40 pm
Niu Doze’s uncompromising gangster epic fictionalizes the real-life ascension of organized crime in Taipei’s rough-and-tumble Wanhua district during the 1980s.
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LET’S FALL IN LOVE (North American Premiere) | Directed by Wuna Wu
October 23 (Sat) @ 1:30pm & October 24 (Sun) @ 4:10pm
Welcome to the tragicomic world of matchmaking in modern Taipei, where one documentarian chronicles her frustrating search for Mr. Right.
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Seven Days in Heaven (North American Premiere) | Directed by Essay Liu
October 23 (Sat) @ 4:00 pm & October 24 (Sun) @ 9:10 pm
In the wake of her father’s death, a resolutely urban woman returns to her backward hometown where she confronts the turbulent spectrum of emotions associated with the passing of a loved one.
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HEAR ME | Directed by Cheng Fen-fen
October 23 (Sat) @ 6:40 pm
Director Cheng Fen-fen has crafted a winning tale of budding romance among the hearing impaired that became Taiwan’s most popular movie of 2009.
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Tears (US Premiere) | Directed by Chen Wen-tang
October 23 (Sat) @ 9:30pm & October 24 (Sun) @ 6:40 pm
A powerful drama about a policeman with a troubled past, Tears represents Director Cheng Wen-tang’s complex and passionate commitment to unearthing Taiwan’s repressive history.
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NO PUEDO VIVIR SIN TI | Directed by Leon Dai
October 24 (Sun) @ 2:00 pm
A widower struggles to reclaim his only daughter in this sharp, emotional feature which casts a magnifying glass on the gray areas of Taiwanese society.
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