HO Chao-ti / Taiwan

HO Chao-ti is a producer and director of documentary films. For several years she has made motion pictures centered on marginalized communities and non-mainstream issues, such as the impact of globalization and contemporary cultural hybridity. In addition to her work as an independent filmmaker, she was production director for the Taipei office of CNEX Foundation.

Distinguished by a unique vision, Ho Chao-ti’s works have been featured in international film festivals in Europe, North America and Asia, receiving numerous awards. Her rich and complex cinematic vocabulary stirs the heart with an approach that is both gentle and trenchant. In recognition of her works’ artistic nature, one of her films has been screened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In recent years she has released a series of documentaries on international issues, to wide acclaim. Her work in progress <Turning 18> received grant from the Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program. She is the first Taiwanese director to receive this honor.
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