32 Km - 60 Years

by Laha MEBOW

After being abandoned for nearly seven decades, the old tribal village is difficult to reach with almost no roads leading to it. The only guide on our journey in search of our roots is Wilang, who drags his octogenarian body up the mountain. As we follow Wilang’s footsteps, we travel a tunnel back in time...


Running Time: 20 mins
Year of Completion: 2018
Director: Laha MEBOW



Laha MEBOW is the first female indigenous film director in Taiwan. She has devoted herself to the industry for 18 years as a scriptwriter, director and TV producer. Her works focus mostly on the shared experience of indigenous peoples in Taiwan. Her latest feature Hang in There, Kids! is awarded the Grand Prize at Taipei Film Festival 2016. She received an Annual Top 10 Outstanding Young Women Award in 2015 for her contribution to indigenous issues. She recently visited the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris as an artist-in-residence on the recommendation of Taiwan government.