An E-Chat with B-Movie Star Mark Reeder

“I was firstly, joy division’s german rep/radio & press promoter, then after Factory Records was formed, I was designated factory records german representative by Tony Wilson – Tony later confessed to me he thought it looked good on paper – and my friend Rob Gretton who was joy division’s manager (which really meant I was joy divisions promoter for the label)”

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POW! WOW! Taiwan to host Art War Q&A

To make the film Art War, director Marco Wilms spent two years working closely with the graffiti artists of Cairo during the violence and uncertainty of the Arab Spring of 2011 and 2012. For Urban Nomad’s screening in Taipei on May 16, we’ve invited the organizer of the biggest local street art event Pow! Wow! Taiwan Larry Chen to host the Q&A.

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(中文) 開幕片《流氓燕》大膽揭密中國官僚,閉幕短片《迷途台北》林依晨首度擔綱製片

(中文) 城市遊牧影展今年開幕片選映《流氓燕》(Hooligan Sparrow),大膽揭密中共高壓政治黑箱,全片以隱藏式攝影機完成拍攝,日舞影展首映震驚了民主世界的觀眾。多次入圍金鐘獎的獨立導演辛建宗最新長片《澤水困》(Aground)、以及由林依晨擔綱製片的短片《迷途台北》(Trippin’ in Taipei)將雙雙於影展閉幕當日世界首映。

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Competition Films Announced!

The 2016 Urban Nomad Film Fest received more than 400 open submissions in 2016, including 40 films over 60 minutes in length, 295 short films and 72 music videos. Aside from Taiwan, films were submitted from Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, the US, France, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine and other countries.

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2016 Urban Nomad dates set as 5/12-22

Urban Nomad will hold 2016 activities starting with an outdoor music festival on April 16, followed by a string of warm-up events and culminating with 12 days of film screenings at the Wonderful Theater in Ximen from May 12 to 22.

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