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Magnificence film lists will premiere in Taiwan. The first wave of feature films out of competition of "The Taichung International Animation Film Festival" was publicized grandly.

This film festival invites French animation master Michel Ocelot's new work full of gorgeous colors-about the pharaoh -the Black Pharaoh, the Savage, and the Princess
This film festival invites French animation master Michel Ocelot's new work full of gorgeous colors-about the pharaoh -the Black Pharaoh, the Savage, and the Princess
The "2023 Taichung International Animation Film Festival," which leaps onto the international animation stage, will be held from October 13th (Friday) to October 21st (Saturday) at Taichung Vieshow Cinema at TAROKO Mall. On the 22nd, the festival released the first wave of feature films out of competition, echoing the theme of this year's exhibition, "Between Light and Shadow." The first wave of feature films out of competition, a variety of fantasy and diverse styles of animated features from countries such as Japan, France, the United States, Hungary, and Mexico. This year, the festival has invited the new animated feature film "Slide" by American independent animation master Bill Plympton to premiere in Taiwan. Animation enthusiasts must not miss it!
According to Zhao-Xin Zheng, Director of the Information Bureau, this year marks the ninth edition of the Taichung International Animation Film Festival. In the past, the selection of feature films for each film festival included various issues, techniques, and media, hoping to allow more creators and fans to learn and experience the beauty of animation, thereby promoting the development of Taiwan's animation industry. Besides the recently announced Focus Filmmakers and Focus Studio, this year's feature films out of competition include the Hungarian work "Four Souls of Coyote," which won the Jury Award at the 2023 Annecy International Animation Film Festival, the Asian premiere, Mexican 3D children's animation,《Eagle and Jaguar: The Legendary Warriors, 》and French animation master Michel Ocelot's new work《The Black Pharaoh, the Savage, and the Princess 》and other brilliant works will premiere in Taiwan, which is very exciting.
Ying-Zhi Lin, the executive director of Taichung Film Development Foundation, added that the two works "Four Souls of Coyote" and "Eagle and Jaguar: The Legendary Warriors" reflect the relationship between humans and the environment with different content. And "The Black Pharaoh, the Savage, and the Princess" tells three fantasy fairy tales. Moreover, the American animation master Bill Plympton, who has won two Oscars for the best animated short film, has always attracted the attention of countless audiences with his unique painting style. His new animated feature film "Slide" depicts a guitar cowboy fighting against evil forces to save a chaotic town. This compelling film will also make its Taiwan premiere during the festival.
The executive director Ying-Zhi Lin further stated that the foundation also invited a series of award-winning films in addition to Taiwan and Asian premieres, such as "Special Award" at the Bucheon International Animation Festival, "The Tunnel to Summer, the Exit of Goodbyes" adapted from a super popularity Japanese novel. The Jury Award at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, "Blind Willows, Sleeping Woman," adapted from a short story by Haruki Murakami. The Crystal Award at the Annecy International Animation, "Little Nicholas: Happy As Can Be," to pay tribute to the legendary illustrator, presented Strange, gorgeous, cute, and other appearances in the animation world.

The "2023 Taichung International Animation Film Festival" is scheduled to take place from Friday, October 13th, to Saturday, October 21st, at the Taichung Vieshow Cinema within the TAROKO Mall. It spans two weekends and lasts for nine days, and many international filmmakers will come to Taiwan to share their creative experience, so animation fans must not miss it! The foundation will announce the latest film lists and ticket sales information on the official website one after another. Fans should pay close attention to the official website http://twtiaf.com and Facebook fan page http://facebook.com/tiaf.taichung
  • Data update: 2023-08-25
  • Publish Date: 2023-08-23
  • Source: Press Liaison Division, Information Bureau of Taichung City Government
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