Taiwanese director Fu Yue (right), who made the controversial speech, poses backstage after winning best documentary for her film “Our Youth in Taiwan” at the 55th Golden Horse Awards on November 17. Photo: Tyrone Siu

‘We have never accepted the term Chinese Taiwan’: President Tsai Ing-wen defends film awards

  • Taiwanese president steps in after speech by director of best documentary winner sparks controversy
  • Awards highlight the freedoms that set Taiwan apart from China, she adds
Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Taiwanese director Fu Yue (right), who made the controversial speech, poses backstage after winning best documentary for her film “Our Youth in Taiwan” at the 55th Golden Horse Awards on November 17. Photo: Tyrone Siu
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