Film director S. Leo Chiang on ‘commonality’ shared by Taiwan and China

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S. Leo Chiang is a Taiwanese-American film director based in San Francisco and Taipei. His most recent short film “Island in Between”, about his deeply complex relationship with his Taiwanese identity – specifically in relation to China – has been nominated for an Oscar. He says he hopes his feature will remind people of how much Taiwan and China have in common, and help them to reject the all-too-easy tendency to “demonise the other side”. He joined us on Perspective.

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