March 30 Taiwan Film Night
2014, 120 min, Dir: Yu-ching Chen, Shi-lun Chou
Mandarin with English subtitles
Sunflower Occupation depicts the dramatic standoff that ensued when student protesters in Taiwan occupied their national parliament to protest the passage of a free trade pact with China. Characterized as a protest to save Taiwan's democracy, their demonstration offers a window into the politics of one East Asia's most dynamic societies.
Ticket: $5, or free for U of A students.