Enbion Micah Aan

Having Faith in a Secular World

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When secularism is practically a religion, what does it mean to believe, be spiritual, and attempt to see beyond ourselves? Does life have no meaning beyond what we are capable of understanding?

From No Man Is an Island
On July 20, 2021

Movie Review: Green Girl: Greta

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Tension between Thunberg’s genuine wishes and her being the symbol of the overall climate movement and institutions’ stubborn refusal to act is at the very core of the film. The most successful and often poignant moments of the film is for us to understand the emotional context of what Thunberg famously said in conferences, in explaining Thunberg’s frustration and anger in her speeches.

From No Man Is an Island
On June 29, 2021

Gunda: A World Imbued with Mystery, Love, and Beauty

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Gunda is the kind of documentary film that makes cinema art, a world imbued with mystery, love, and beauty.

Gunda
From No Man Is an Island
On May 4, 2021

Minari And The Asian American Working Class

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While the characters in Crazy Rich Asians aspire to whiteness, the family in Minari simply wants to survive and live in their realities.

From No Man Is an Island
On April 23, 2021

Review: Minari (夢想之地)

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If Crazy Rich Asians is about the 1 percent, Minari is about the remaining 99 percent.

From No Man Is an Island
On April 15, 2021

Film Review: Get The Hell Out (逃出立法院)

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Zombies infiltrate Taiwan's legislature in this clumsy political satire

From No Man Is an Island
On March 18, 2021

Memorializing the White Terror

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Taiwan's historical trauma is not an isolated phenomenon.

From No Man Is an Island
On March 9, 2021

Film Review: Tenet

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Tenet is a political sequel to The Dark Knight.

From No Man Is an Island
On February 16, 2021

Review: The People, No by Thomas Frank

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Class struggle was once a significant political force in the United States, and it can be again.

From No Man Is an Island
On February 9, 2021

Chen Cheng-Hsiung’s ‘Ordinary People’ Are Anything But

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The Tainan Art Museum has some of Chen Cheng-Hsiung's most well-known works on display currently. These pieces are from his mature period and are very fine examples of his work

From No Man Is an Island
On February 4, 2021

Hung Tung: A Painter with a Curious Brush

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What perhaps can explain the public’s embrace of Hung Tung is probably the most obvious feature of his paintings — that they are cute.

From No Man Is an Island
On January 26, 2021

Review: Cracks And Glimmers Photography

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When a guest stepped on some bricks, Sun joked that 'Tripping is part of the exhibition!'

From No Man Is an Island
On January 12, 2021

電影評論:十二夜 2 by 洪延平

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2013 年出品的紀錄片《十二夜》是一部探討動物收容所的紀錄片,影片中有許多收容所過去發生的悲慘景象,可能是很多人從未聽說過但最具影響力的台灣倡議紀錄片之一。

From No Man Is an Island
On December 7, 2020

Review: Twelve Nights 2

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Twelve Nights, a 2013 documentary film about animal shelters, is probably one of the most influential Taiwanese advocacy films you have not heard about

From No Man Is an Island
On December 7, 2020