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Australian Premiere 澳洲首映

Directed by Huang Yin-Yu 黃胤毓 | 2021 | 101 mins|UNCL 15+

In Mandarin, English, and Japanese with English subtitles | 中文、英文、日文發音,英文字幕

Awards 獎項

2021 Osaka Asian Film Festival, Indie Forum

第16屆 大阪亞洲電影節 – 「獨立論壇」單元


2019 DMZ Industry, Rough Cut Presentation

第11屆 韓國DMZ國際紀錄片影展 –「Rough Cut」單元


2019 Visions du Réel, Doc in Progress

第50屆 瑞士真實國際紀錄片影展 – Docs in Progress 單元


2021 Taipei Film Awards – Nominated for Best Documentary, Best Sound Design, Best Music, International New Talent Competition

第23屆 台北電影獎 – 入圍最佳紀錄片、最佳聲音設計、最佳配樂、國際新導演競賽


Riveting observational and experimental documentary, GREEN JAIL (2021) was filmed over the course of 4 years on Iriomote Island, Okinawa Japan—an island that once was a notorious coal mine before World War II. Grandma Hashima Yoshiko lived on the island since 1937 after being adopted by Yang’s family with the intention of becoming the ‘child bride’ for the family. 


Grandma Hashima married the first son of Yang’s family. Tragedy struck when the husband passed away, leaving her to care for the family alone. Facing the fate similar to the miners, she is constrained on the island either by choice or by force. Can she and the miners overcome the feeling of isolation and alienation on the island? Which island can they really call it home? 




二戰時充滿迫害與血淚、被稱為「死人島」沖繩西表島上,如今垂垂老矣的橋間良子操著台語,訴說客在異鄉的失落,被歷史的浪潮沖到孤島。橋間良子為什麼不回去台灣 ? 島上綠樹成蔭卻隱瞞著不可告人的歷史傷痛。外地人的孤墳、說著日語的美軍後代,和台灣阿嬤構成怪異的歷史錯位。



SYD | SAT 30 JULY 2PM + Q&A 

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