May 11, 2007

A New Perspective on Cross-Strait Relations—From Liu Mingchuan’s Build-Operate-Transfer to the Westward Strategy

The cross-Strait relations that we know of are marked with viciousness and hardship—families dispersed, loved ones lost, and tensions escalating. The Taiwan Strait itself is an invisible barbed wire fence, but has it always been like this? Besides wars and conflicts, is it possible, and are we brave enough, to envision a new future for cross-Strait relations?
About the Documentary
How High Is the Mountain
Born in Jienshi, Taiwan to a father originally from Hunan, China, the director faces his newborn son and a seriously ill father who misses home. In his reflection upon the reality of life, the paradox of history, and hometown identity, viewers are made humble.