The Edge of Night
Taiwan〡2018〡Doc〡124min〡Color〡Mandarin, Taiwanese〡English Subtitle
2018 台北電影節 最佳紀錄片入圍
On a cold night, January 2009, Sheng-Han and his friends left the Liberty Square, their sites of protest against the state authority during the past two months. It was a movement without achieving any goals. Five years later, the Sunflower Student Movement occupied the Legislative Yuan. For Sheng-Han and his partners, they refused to be stuck in the dead-end situation again.
Chiang Wei-Hua is a Taiwanese independent filmmaker, born in 1976, Banqiao, Taiwan. After receiving the Bachelor of Fine Arts from Tunghai University, Chiang received his master degree in Sound and Image Studies in Documentary at Tainan National University of the Arts. Chiang's documentaries illustrate how the culture and society shape the identities of Taiwanese youth generation. He examines the meaning of existence authentically and soberly through trivial things in life.