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Taiwan Film Nights: Lokah Laqi (Hang in There Kids!)

October 27, 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.Lokah Laqi (Hang in There Kids!)directed by Laha MebowTaiwan, 2016, 90 minutesEnglish subtitlesThree energetic, optimistic boys grow up in a secluded indigenous tribe in a Taiwanese village while also dealing with family issues. One day they discover a musical audition tape belonging to their handicapped teacher (who helps them with afterschool classes) and decide to bring it to the capital, Taipei. What changes will such a journey bring about in their lives?Taipei Film Award 2016: Best Narrative Feature, Best New Talent, Best Director, Outstanding Artistic Contribution in Editing, Grand Prize. 9376 University DriveOttawa, ON K1S 5B6.. Event Details. Location: 9376 University Drive, Ottawa