Documentary on Taiwanese food scores U.S. film prizes

06/03/2020 05:58 PM
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"Tasty Taipei -- Food, Fusion and Fun" hosts Meggin Leigh (right) and Tsou Tzung-han.
"Tasty Taipei -- Food, Fusion and Fun" hosts Meggin Leigh (right) and Tsou Tzung-han.

Taipei, June 3 (CNA) A short documentary focusing on Taiwanese food won two film awards in the United States recently, according to its producer, Deutsche Welle (DW).

"Tasty Taipei -- Food, Fusion and Fun" won the Gold Remi prize in the lifestyle category at the 53rd WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, and was the bronze winner in the Television -- Food and Beverage category at the 41st Annual Telly Awards.

The documentary is a condensed version of a series that DW filmed in Taipei, where hosts Meggin Leigh and Tsou Tzung-han (鄒宗翰) try iconic Taiwanese dishes.

The series was filmed by Taiwanese director Shen Dan-kuei (沈丹桂), who is best known for his 2018 film Schrodinger's Cat and his 2019 film The Invisible Crisis.

(By Wang Hsin-yu and Chiang Yi-ching)

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