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At the 16th edition of Five Flavors, as last year, there is a system of booking seats at cinema screenings for accreditation and pass holders. It is important to us that we take care not to overcrowd the rooms and avoid queues at the entrance.
Only a reservation guarantees you a seat at a screening!
The reservation system is very simple and is based on similar principles as buying tickets for individual screenings - just login to your account, visit the page of the selected film and click "book". Detailed information can be found below.
Please make reservations only for the screenings you wish to attend. Reservations can be cancelled, even at the last minute - please remember this and always cancel your reservation if you cancel your screening - this will allow other viewers to use the available space.
Reservations will be possible from Tuesday, 15 November from 12:00 p.m. for all the festival's films.
Reservation of seats
for pass and accreditation holders
Tuesday, November 15, 12:00 pm
If you decide to attend a screening at the last minute or for any other reason you do not book in advance, and there are seats available in the auditorium, your booking will be made "automatically" at the entrance to the auditorium after scanning your pass.
For most of the screenings there will be free seats before the show itself. However, please pay special attention to the screenings of Edward Yang's works and the screenings of those films that we only show in the cinema - we expect the highest attendance at these screenings.
This year, you will also be able to use an electronic pass by presenting it to ticket takers on your phone screen.
A perfectly composed melodrama about three young people experiencing the passions of love for the first time. Jonathan and Shane have been friends since they were kids and the teacher put the top student and the little rebel together to help the latter in his studies. As teenagers, they meet Carrie, who has just moved from Taiwan to Hong Kong. The girl is drawn to Jonathan, but he is struggling to admit to himself that his heart belongs to Shane.
This touching story about true friendships, painful loneliness, and discovering unwanted feelings that can change your life became one of the most iconic LGBTIQ+ films in Chinese-language cinema. It was not the first film about a boy’s feelings for his friend, but the summer aura and the atmosphere ripe with emotions that the filmmakers managed to create has successfully seduced the audiences in Taiwan and beyond. The nostalgic look at the last high school moments, the torture of a hidden feeling, and the fear of rejection – it has all the necessary elements of a teenage romance, enclosed in captivating frames and completed with atmospheric music.
For the 15th anniversary of the premiere, the film was restored and digitized so that the next generations can freely discover its charm.
Born in 1981 in Taipei, studied at Fu Hsin Trade & Arts School. His first award nominated film was his short film "Kuan Fung," which was nominated for the 2004 Venice IFF International Film Critics Week Competition and Tokyo Film Festival. In 2006 h is feature film "Eternal Summer" became a smash hit in Asia, making it the most classic LGBTQ youth cinema in Mandarin film industry. In addition, he is not only a film director but also a MV director who has worked with several famous singers such as Mayday, Jolin Tsai, Fish Liang, Rainie Yang. In recent years, he is best known for films like "The Great Hypnotist," "Battle of Memories" and recent hit "Upcoming Summer".
2005 Dziedzictwo / Zhai bian / Heriloom
2006 Wieczne lato / Sheng xia guang nian / Eternal Summer
2012 Shuai xing shenghuo zhi mori nixi / Doomsday Reverse
2014 Mistrz hipnozy / Cui mian da shi / The Great Hypnotist
2017 Ji yi da shi / Battle of Memories
2021 Mi mi fang ke / Home Sweet Home
2021 Sheng xia wei lai / Upcoming Summer