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A Movie Version of a Beach Read.

Film critic Henry Sheehan review the Taiwanese film “Yi Yi” (yee- yee {long ‘E’}) which was a hit at Cannes and is just making its way to US theaters.


Orville Schell Discusses the Conflict Between China and Taiwan.

China scholar Orville Schell, and Vice Chairman of Human Rights Watch, Asia. He will be talking about the crisis between China and Taiwan. SCHELL has written nine books on China, as well as contributing to magazines and television. His latest book is "Mandate of Heaven: A New Generation of Entrepreneurs, Dissidents, Bohemians, and Technocrats Lays Claim to China's Future." (Simon & Schuster, 1994). Schell is also a board member of Human Rights in China. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)


Director Ang Lee.

Film director Ang Lee. He grew up in Taiwan, but studied theater and film production in the United States. His second feature film, "The Wedding Banquet," was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, as was his next film, "Eat Drink Man Woman." Lee's films often portray family relationships with poignancy, respect, and a light comic touch. His latest film is "Sense and Sensibility," the film based on the novel by Jane Austen.

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