Concerts, Film Screenings etc. 2020

Talk and Discussion about Taiwanese films with Chris Berry

On Wednesday, June 24, 2020, the ERCCT, in ccoperatin with China Centrum Tübingen (CCT), presented a talk and discussion with Chris Berry, professor of film studies at King's College London, online. Entitled "Modernity, Gender, Sexuality: Social Values in Taiyupian", the talk referred to two Taiwanese movies that are part of the project on taiyupian  台語片, "Taiwan's Lost Commercial Cinema" (by film scholars Prof. Berry and Dr. Ming-Yeh Rawnsley). One was "Foolish Bride, Naive Bridegroom" 三八新娘憨女婿, a comedy from 1967 by Xin Qi, and the second, "Like Father, Like Daughter" 前世情人的情人, was a modern sequel to the first. Both films has been available to registered users to be viewed online for four days prior to the event.  

Events in 2019

Jun. 17 - Film Screening: "Our Youth in Taiwan"

In cooperation with Tübingen's Association of Taiwanese Students and generously supported by the Taipei Representative Office in the Federal Republic of Germany, the ERCCT screened documentary film maker Fu Yue's 2018 documentary on the Sunflower Protets 2014 "Our Youth in Taiwan" (我們的青春在臺灣) on Monday, 17 June 2019. 

Fu Yue 傅榆, who won the 2018 Golden Horse Award for the best documentary film for this work, herself attended the screening together with the head of the Taipei Representative Office, Prof. Shieh Jhy-Wey 謝志偉 and entered into a lively discussion with the huge audience in the cinema Kino Arsenal. 

Our thanks goes to the team of Kino Arsenal for making this wonderful event possible.

Events in 2018

Nov. 30 - Concert: El Otro Fin del Mundo

On November 30, 2018, the ERCCT hosted a concert by Twango, a Latin American-East Asian music ensemble consisting of taiwanese band leader Wu Ruei-Ran 吳睿然, japanese violinist Asayama Kaoru, Uruguayan bass player and singer Felipe Medina, and Argentian pianist Diego Collatti. The concert was organised in cooperationth with Mrs. Tsai Tsai-Wei of Hohaiyan e.V. 好海洋藝術, a cultural association for the promotion of Taiwanese performing arts in Germany. 

The programme of the evening was entitled El Otro Fin del Mundo 世界的另一個盡頭 and featured Tangos and arrangements of Taiwanese and Latin American traditional songs.

Feb. 11 - Concert: Magic Flutes of East and West

On Feb. 11, 2018 the ERCCT co-hosted a concert by Trio Piazzolla and Chung-Shen CHEN. Under the headline "Magic Flutes of East and West" the troupe performed arrangements of western classical pieces besides several chinese traditionals. The concert itself was preceded by a vivid introduction of classical chinese flutes. At the end, three encores had to be given to the enthused audience.