Director, Writer: James T. Hong

Year of Production: 2004

Production format: DVCAM

Language: English, Some Mandarin

Length: 23 minutes

Synopsis: In TAIPEI 101: A TRAVELOGUE OF SYMPTOMS an Asian-American encounters the semblant operations of Americanization on a pilgrimage to Taiwan. He discovers that Taipei 101 -- currently the world's tallest building -- Taiwan's culture, and his own consciousness are indelibly marked by globalization, America, capitalism, and the transnational power of white men.

Selected screenings:

Union Docs
Brooklyn, USA, 2010

Lens Politica
Helsinki, Finland, 2007

Eslite Bookstore, October, 2006, Taipei, Taiwan

DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon,
Eugene, Oregon, 2006

DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival,
Smithsonian National Museum of American History,
Washington DC, 2005

Boston Asian American Film Festival,
Boston, Massachusett, 2005

Asian Film Festival of Dallas
2005 Short Film Festival,
Dallas, Texas, 2005

Peep Show at The Big Top,
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2005

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival
San Francisco, USA, 2005

Los Angeles Asian American Film Festival /
Visual Communications Film Festival, 2005

Chicago Asian American Film Festival,
April, 2005

Urban Nomad 4, Taipei, Taiwan, March 25, 2005
Punk Philosopher Award
Screening throughout Taiwan

Film Arts Festival
Roxie Theatre, San Francisco, USA, 2004

Other Cinema
San Francisco, USA, 2004

Taiwan International Documentary Festival,
Taipei, Taiwan, 2004