How do I watch Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh films?
You need visit https://online.taiwanfilmfestival.org.uk/ to register. Once you log in, all you need to do is browse the programme and choose films you’d like to watch and rent them for free by adding them to your Library. Most films are available from 10am on Monday, 25 October until midnight on Sunday, 31 October. Most titles are available to watch at any point during this time with 2 titles becoming available on Thursday, 28 October at 10am. These are: A Morning in Taipei and Deng Nan-Guang’s 8mm Movies
Do I need to pay to watch the films?
Access to all titles in the programme is free but it is limited to 400 users per title, and a special limit of 200 users to the film Closing Time. We advise to pre-book your free access to the Festival titles as soon as possible by registering at https://online.taiwanfilmfestival.org.uk/.
Can I watch the films if I’m abroad?
Sadly, due to distribution rights all films in the Festival programme are only available to audiences who are based in the UK. Our special programme of events – Q&A sessions and panel discussion – are hosted on YouTube and Facebook though and available to access for free worldwide. For more details please visit https://taiwanfilmfestival.org.uk
Is there a limit to a number of films I can watch?
There is no limit to the number of films you watch. Access to all titles is free but limited to 400 users per film so we encourage audiences to book early by registering at https://online.taiwanfilmfestival.org.uk/.
Are all films dubbed or with subtitles?
All films are subtitled. The vast majority have English subtitles already burnt in. The following titles are silent: A Morning in Taipei and Deng Nan-Guang’s 8mm Movies
When can I start watching the films?
All Festival titles are available from 10am on Monday, 25 October until midnight on Sunday, 31 October bar 2 films: A Morning in Taipei and Deng Nan-Guang’s 8mm Movies. These 2 titles are available from 10am on Thursday, 28 October until midnight on Sunday, 31 October.
How long do I have to watch the films?
Once you add a film to your Library you have 5 days to watch it and 30 hours playback time once you click ‘watch’. If you have pre-booked your free access to a film, your 5 days will start at 10am on Monday, 25 October.
Do you have more information available on the directors and the films included in the programme?
There is plenty of information on the Festival website, https://taiwanfilmfestival.org.uk/ as well as across social media. We always post using #TaiwanFFE and you can follow the Festival on Twitter and Facebook, both @TaiwanFFE. If there’s anything specific you’d like to ask, get in touch via social media or drop us an email on email@example.com.
Will there be a physical Taiwan Film Festival Edinburgh?
We are back in cinemas this year with in-person screening events in Edinburgh and Glasgow. More information on https://taiwanfilmfestival.org.uk/ Please follow us on social media – on Twitter and Facebook, both @TaiwanFFE – for latest updates on this.