2009-09-02

Formosa in Film

The film Formosa Betrayed has its international premier in Montréal this week, with additional screenings pending at major film festivals. The film is based on an American official's memoir about events in Taiwan at the onset of the White Terror period in 1947.

Montréal World Film Festival
Montréal, QC, Canada

Quartier Latin Cinema Complex, Venue 13
September 3 Thursday 19:20
September 4 Friday 12:20
September 5 Saturday 14:40

www.ffm-montreal.org

Ticket purchase: http://www.admission.com/html/home.htmI?l=EN
Enter "L13.03.5 .*FFM" in the search box for Thursday
Enter "L13.04.2 .*FFM" in the search box for Friday
Enter "L13.05.3 .*FFM" in the search box for Saturday


On September 14 Formosa Betrayed will screen on Capitol Hill. The American Congress is back in session; Americans who want to encourage their representatives to view the film may write, fax, e-mail or call senators and legislators. This site provides contact information and a sample letter.


Tickets are already on sale for the screening at the San Diego Film Festival on September 26. Actor James Van Der Beek is in the running for the festival's Best Actor award.

San Diego Film Festival
San Diego, Californisa USA

Gaslamp Theater
September 26 Saturday 20:00
www.sdff.org
For tickets visit www.sdff.org/boxoffice.html


Screenings of Formosa Betrayed are also scheduled for these festivals:


DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival
Washington DC USA
October 3 Saturday 20:00
www.apafilm.org

Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
October 10 Saturday, time TBA
www.phillyasianfilmfest.org

Sao Paulo International Film Festival
São Paulo, Brazil
October 23-November 5
Day and time TBA
www.mostra.org/32

Saint Louis International Film Festival
Saint Louis, Missouri USA
November 12-22
Day and time TBA
www.cinemastlouis.org

The film's official web site contains more information, including trailers, photo gallery and cast bios.

Formosa Betrayed
formosathemovie.com


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