Kaohsiung Film Archive is located by the river side of Love River in a beautiful image building. Providing many kinds of screening equipment, film books, and screenings of art films and documentaries. It unfolds a new page to the cinematic history of Kaohsiung.
Kaohsiung City Government has been facilitating the establishment of Kaohsiung Film Archive since 2000. Based on the concept of image design, Kaohsiung Film Archive looks like a large screen, projecting the busy city.
It is the first cultural base to specifically promote image and art in southern Taiwan on a long-term basis, bringing people different visions and diversified film activities and provide solid film making lessons. It is expected to cultivate talents for the film industry and make people in Kaohsiung understand film art. It creates an environment where visitors can enjoy the world of film all day long.
Operating based on the concept of “Public Cinema,” the Kaohsiung Film Archive organizes film-relating activities all year around and plays free or diversified artistic films from time to time, providing audience different choices other than commercial movies. Visitors can enjoy movies here everyday as long as the Film Archive is open.
Resource: Tourism Bureau of Kaohsiung City Government
Kaohsiung City Government will also promote the popular “Kaohsiung Film Festival” and “Southern Taiwan Film & Video Festival” to enhance local film culture. Kaohsiung Film Archive also organizes themes film festivals regularly, bringing the astonishing visual feast.
Resource: Tourism Bureau, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Kaohsiung Municipal Film Archives
[高雄市電影館/Gao Syóng Shìh Diàn Yǐng Guǎn]
-Located in: Southern Taiwan
-Features: Museums, Scenic Spots
-Highly recommend to: Movies lovers, Hipsters, Couples, Families
Closed every Monday, Chinese New Year’s Eve
-Address: No.10, Hesi Rd., Yancheng Dist., Kaohsiung City, Taiwan