Road to Mandalay shown at Ottawa Asian Heritage Month

The award-winning Taiwanese film The Road to Mandalay has been screened in Ottawa, Canada, as part of Asian Heritage Month.

The screening took place on Monday evening, local time, with the help of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Canada. The screening attracted an audience of over 200 people, many of whom are key members of the local overseas Chinese community.

The Road to Mandalay was directed by Myanmar-born Taiwanese filmmaker Chen Te-yin. The film tells the story of two illegal immigrants from Myanmar who work in Thailand and must struggle with life's many challenges as well as an uncertain future. The film received a warm reception from the audience.

Source: Radio Taiwan International