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What Would “Cultural Sovereignty” Mean for Taiwan in an Age of Digital Media?

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Minister of Culture Lee Yung-te made comments at the recent National Culture Congress earlier this month that might strike as somewhat unusual.

From No Man Is an Island
On June 22, 2022
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Life Goes On in the Most Dangerous Place on Earth

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Some anchor or host might ask, in tense, worried tones, about what people are thinking or feeling on the ground in Taiwan, and I’m just like, “Uhhhhhhh, people are calm. Nobody is freaking out. Life goes on.”

From No Man Is an Island
On December 8, 2021
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Please, No More Sneakers from Enes Kanter

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The design of the sneakers suggests not having actually spoken to Taiwanese local voices about the symbolism.

From No Man Is an Island
On November 12, 2021
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A City Under Siege, in Body and Spirit

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A Review of Inside the Red Brick Wall (理大圍城)

From No Man Is an Island
On May 18, 2021
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Cursed by the Experience of Exile

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The Story of Southern Islet (南巫) is a stunning film on every level, technically accomplished with an intricate and distinctive beauty.

From No Man Is an Island
On April 27, 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
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