Sylvia Feng: Sound & Fury
19 September 2015, 10:30am-1:00pm
Lecutre on Taiwanese Documentaries that Confront Political Power
Sylvia Feng (馮賢賢) is the former president and chief executive of the Public Television Service Foundation (PTS) in Taiwan. She has built a life-long career in the media industry as a producer, director and industry executive, having produced such critically acclaimed documentaries as Let It Be: The Last Rice Farmers, My Imported Wife, and the television release of The Dance Age, whose later theatrical release went on to win a Golden Horse Award for Best Documentary in 2003. As a senior producer for the PTS programme Viewpoint, she established a standard of giving a voice to the voiceless through the documentary medium and reiginted the use of vernacular language in Taiwanese cinema.
This programme was produced in partnership with the Centre for Cultural Studies at CUHK.