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Asian Film Series: Beyond Beauty: Taiwan from Above
Friday, February 8, 2019,5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Inspired by Yann Arthus-Berthan’s Home (2009), this first aerial documentary juxtaposes the island’s breathtaking natural scenery with its alarming despoliation by human greed and negligence. The film broke the Taiwan box office records for the lagers opening weekend and the highest total gross of a locally produced documentary. The film was nominated for Best Documentary and Best Original Film Score at the 50th Golden Horse Awards, winning the best documentary category.