Taipei Economic and Cultural Office sponsors the 2017 Colorado Dragon Film Festival

The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Denver sponsored the opening night of the 2nd Annual Colorado Dragon Film Festival on June 2 and chose the movie “52 HZ, I Love You” directed by renowned Taiwanese director Wei Te-Sheng as the opening film. The office also invited Director Wei from Taipei to Denver to be present at the Denver debut.

Director General Jerry Chang said in the opening remarks that his office is proud to sponsor the booming Asian film festival and especially honored to have Director Wei present. He said it is a rare opportunity for newly-released Taiwanese movies to be shown in Denver, not only to promote Taiwan’s tourism, but also showcase Taiwan’s multi-culture and urban love story.

Director General Chang also encouraged everyone to visit Taiwan, and to experience its dynamic democracy, rich cultural heritages, beautiful scenery, delicious food, as well as warm hospitality.

After the film was played, Director Wei Te-Sheng held a Q& A session with the audience. He said people living in urban cities often feel lonely, the purpose of this movie is to make people feel happy, warm and loved. He also mentioned that the film was played in 52 North American cities last year before Taiwan’s official screening, and he received a very positive response from the audience. This is the first time that the movie was played in a U.S. mid-west city, and he hoped people here also enjoy watching the film.

“52 HZ, I Love You” is a romantic comedy musical describing 4 love stories happening in Taipei city on Valentine’s Day, which is also the first mandarin-language musical in recent decades. The opening night attracted hundreds of local dignitaries, Taiwanese community members and movie-lovers to attend throughout Colorado.