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Taiwan Film Nights: Go Grandriders

November 3, 2017 7:00 pm. Presented by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada,in collaboration with Canadian Film Institute. We are pleased to showcase two very special recent films from the internationally acclaimed cinema of Taiwan.Please arrive early to guarantee a seat.Go Grandridersdirected by Tien-hao HuaTaiwan, 2012, 90 minutesMandarin | Min Nan w English SubtitlesWould you still dare to dream when you're 80 years old?On average, they are 81 years old but possess dreams only 18-year-olds would have. They would tell you, through life-long experience, "Miracles do happen as long as you continue to dream!"In Go Grandriders, a group of 17 senior citizens, many of them learn how to ride a motorcycle for the first time, embark on what may be the most daring adventures of their lives: a 13-day-entirely-on-motorcycle tour around the island of Taiwan. Among these 17 Grandriders, two have had cancer, four need hearing aids, five suffer from high blood pressure, eight have coronary disease, and every one of them has symptoms of joint degeneration. However, at the youthful age of 80 plus, they dare to ride on scooters and feel the land they have lived all their lives.. 9376 University DriveOttawa, ON K1S 5B6.. Event Details. Location: 9376 University Drive, Ottawa