The Protest

FILM INFO

Original Title

那一個晚上

Year

2021

Film Status

Duration

25 min

THEME / GENRE

LABOR / HISTORY

Director

HSU Hui-ju

Producer

HSU Hui-ju

Cast

Production Company

HardGoodLife Film Productions

Festivals & Awards

Participation Goal

Sales
Festival Screening

Kaohsiung MRT foreign workers scandal that occurred on August 21th, 2005, is the most internationally-acclaimed and most influential case of foreign labor resistance since Taiwan began to hire foreign workers. Thai workers hired for the job rioted to protest bad working conditions. On the night of the incident, the Thai workers claimed that an administrator had beaten three of them with electric shock rods, causing more than 1,700 Thai workers to provoke anger, they burned down the management center and destroyed a dormitory under construction. But fifteen years later, when we interviewed several Thai workers currently working in Taiwan, they knew nothing about the issue …

SALES CONTACT

Company

Kaohsiung Film Archive

Contact

SHIH Yu-hua

Email

[email protected]

Tel

+886 7 551 1211 #3071

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