Films Without Borders and the Salt Lake City Film Center will feature Taiwan’s official entry to the 2009 Oscars in the “best foreign film” category, Cape No. 7. A romantic comedy following parallel stories - one about a wannabe rock singer who returns to his hometown in southern Taiwan, and the other centers on a tragic love story after World War II.
Filled with evocative music and quirky small town characters, the story unfolds in the seaside resort town of Hengchun at Taiwan’s southern-most tip. Be sure you get a seat at this free and open screening on Monday, September 21st. The movie begins at 7pm at the City Library, 210 E 400 S., Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Films Without Borders series is sponsored by American Express, The Lawrence T. and Janet T. Dee Foundation, Marriner S. Eccles Foundation, the Utah Arts Council and the Press Division of Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in San Francisco. The feature film is 129 minutes long in Mandarin and Taiwanese with English subtitles.
For more information about the film or Films Without Borders, please visit: www.slcfilmcenter.org.
- The Press Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in San Francisco represents the Government Information Office (GIO), Executive Yuan, Republic of China (Taiwan). GIO maintains nine Press Divisions in the United States, including the San Francisco office. The Press Divisions are in charge of promoting Taiwan's public relations and cultural exchanges. This blog is updated by the Press Division, TECO in San Francisco.
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