For those who did not catch Formosa Betrayed, our Centerpiece film in 2009, it is now being shown at the Avalon Theatre. Screenings last through Thursday, April 8.
Writer/producer/star Will Tiao will be on hand today at the 5:30pm screening for a special discussion! If you missed out on the sold-out screening of Formosa Betrayed at the 2009 DC APA Film festival, this is a great opportunity to see what the acclaim was all about.
“Inspired by actual events, Formosa Betrayed tells the story of FBI Agent Jake Kelly’s (James Van Der Beek) investigation of the brutal murder of a Taiwanese-American professor on U.S. soil. With the help of his FBI partner Tom Braxton (John Heard) and a sharp Chicago police detective (Leslie Hope), Agent Kelly discovers that the murderers have fled to Taiwan. Agent Kelly is sent overseas to assist the Taiwanese government’s search for the suspected murderers. Initially guided by an American diplomat (Wendy Crewson) and a Taiwanese official (Tzi Ma), Kelly soon realizes that not only personal injury attorney boca he an unwelcome guest in a foreign land, but that something even more treacherous is happening beneath the surface…”