:Terra Nullius or: How to Be A Nationalist
Taiwan, 2015, 78 min
Pinnacle Islands is an island between Taiwan, Japan and China. Its sovereignty is controversial that three countries claim this island is belong to them for decade. The filmmaker follows the extreme nationalists from three countries. Their thoughts and ideologies are exposed through the exaggerating and crazy protest. Gradually, everything is out of control, even the filmmaker doubts the motivation himself. This ironic film shows us that how to be and become a nationalist.
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James T. HONG is an Asian American, Taiwanese filmmaker and artist whose works tend to focus on philosophical topics and figures, controversial race and class issues, and historical conflicts in Asia.
Jihlava IDFF 2015. Berlinale 2016.
Taiwan Public Television Service Foundation