The Age of Awakening
Taiwan〡2018〡Doc〡108min〡Color〡Mandarin, Taiwanese〡English Subtitle〡普遍級0+
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.
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.