Fisherwomen

Qù kàn hǎinǚ

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  • Deng Nan-Guang
  • Taiwan
  • 1935, 7 min
Photography: Deng Nan-Guang
Color: Black and white
Language: Silent
Synopsis

In tribes of Japanese inhabitants lived women whose everyday routine consisted of catching fish for food. The amateur film director created unique ethnographic material in which he observes fisherwomen in their natural contact with the river, which is both their livelihood and joy.

Biography

Taiwanese filmmaker Deng Nan-guang (1907-1971) studied in Japan in the 1920s. Starting in the 1930s, he captured happenings on the streets, everyday situations of the Taiwanese. He later ran a camera shop in Taipei. He dedicated himself to photography until he died.

Photo Gallery

TAIWAN FILM INSITUTE / 4F, No. 7, Qingdao East Rd. / Taipei City / 100 / Taiwan / taiwandocs@mail.tfi.org.tw / www.tfi.org.tw
 
Festival edition: 2017
Sections: Transparent Landscape: Taiwan
Premiere Type: European Premiere
Exhibition format: DCP
Subtitle languages: Chinese, English
Screening:
28.10.2017Dukla Edison 17:30
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