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Saturday, October 15 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
BIFF 2011 - Cape No. 7 - Taiwan 100 Years Celebration --plus-- Official State Reception LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

The Screening Room
Saturday, October 15,2011 3 PM
Catered Reception 5 PM
Taiwan 100 Years CelebrationFilm 1 of 2Official Reception Sponsored by the Republic of Taiwan following Screening.

Audiences in Taiwan fell in love with this 2008 film, pushing it to become the second-highest grossing film in their country, second to only Titanic
The story revolves around Aga, a band singer, who returns home to Hengchun, a southern Taiwanese town, with frustration after not finding success in Taipei.  He is forced to become the town’s postman by his step-father, a prominent politician.  One day he comes across an undeliverable piece of mail, letters penned by a teacher in the 1940s to his love expressing his regrets over leaving to go home to Japan.Despite being determined to find the letter’s final destination or rightful owner, he is called upon to be a part of a local warm-up band for a super star beach concert. Little does Aga know, the letters will bring him closer to reconnecting with his love for music and bring him closer to finding a relationship of his own.
The relationship of the townspeople to Hengchun very much resembles that of Western New Yorkers to Buffalo.
Languages: Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, EnglishEnglish Sub-Titles

Saturday October 15, 2011 3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Screening Room enter at Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 4524 Bailey Avenue, Amherst, NY 14226