The Age of Awakening

Chin-yuan KE

Taiwan〡2018〡Doc〡108min〡Color〡Mandarin, Taiwanese〡English Subtitle〡普遍級0+
2019 社會公義電影獎
2019 台北電影節 台北電影獎 紀錄片類 入圍

This film re-examines major environmental movements and events in Taiwan from the 1980s to 2018, including the protest against LCY Chemical Corp in Hsinchu, anti-DuPont movement in Lukang, the movement against the expansion of petrochemical industry, anti-nuclear and anti-air pollution protests. It is a compilation of over 30 years of documentary footage and interviews of those who took part in the protests.


Chin-yuan KE

KE was born in Shenkang Township, Changhua County in 1962. During the 12 years from 1993 to 2006, he had been a monthly columnist for some magazines of political, economic and ecological issues. His works include more than 200,000 images of environment, 400-plus in-depth feature reports, 3 books, and about 200,000 words of text files of fieldwork on Taiwan's environment. He has won or been nominated in over 70 awards, home and abroad, since 1997, and is currently a producer at the news department of Taiwan Public Television Service.