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Free Beats: The Musical Journey of CHEN Ming Chang


CHEN Ming-chang, exposed to Western music, from The Beatles to Bob Dylan, often taught himself to play and sing with a guitar when he was young. In the closed social milieu of martial law in Taiwan, he became immersed in music and yearned for freedom, arousing his desire to become a musician. Later, he decided to set out on a journey to learn more about the music that has been passed down through generations. Traveling around Taiwan, he learns traditional opera music from prestigious musicians and integrates it into his artistic creations, composing music and stories that belong to Taiwan…




Lin Cheng sheng

LIN Cheng-sheng is a director and writer. Born in 1959, he dropped out of school at the age of 16 to become an apprentice baker. At 26, he started making movies. He has made eight feature films and several documentaries, winning the Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for Betelnut Beauty in 2001.


Cinema Auditorium Time Notes Tickets
Kaohsiung Main Public Library 7F Ji Hui Auditorium 2023/10/10 Tuesday 13:10

※ Notes:    With filmmakers' attendance/talks    Non-English language films without English subtitles