Private Project

Urban Soldiers in Taipei

See how people in Taipei worked together to get through the Pandemic and then

  • Shihyun Wang
  • James Chen
  • Shihyun Wang
  • Shihyun Wang
  • Ken Peters
    Key Cast
  • Chris Weng
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Runtime:
    56 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 30, 2023
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  • Language:
    Chinese, English
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Director Biography - Shihyun Wang, James Chen

Shihyun Wang, who directed the English narration part of the film is a cpa turned youtuber and then filmmaker. Her writing touched many While James Chen directed the interviewed part in Taiwan.

James Chen retired from professional basketball in Taiwan at age 25. Then he retired from Logistic Management at age 35 and again retired from property management at age 55 before becoming a filmmaker. He worked most as the 2nd cameraman , actor.and producer. But the films he occasionally directed won many awards. He became can Accolade Global Competition awarded actor in 2019 and Worldfest Houston awarded director in 2023.

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Director Statement

We did a lot of research on Covid, but got little chance to talk to someone how not only fought on the front line but made a difference to many people around. The true unscripted interview shed lights on how Covid affected everyone. While the recycling program gave us hope - for our future.