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Address: No. 10, Hexi Rd., Yancheng Dist, Kaohsiung 80341, Taiwan
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13:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Sun 13:30 - 21:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Locating by the Love River, Kaohsiung Film Archive (KFA) is the first art...

Locating by the Love River, Kaohsiung Film Archive (KFA) is the first art venue that promotes specifically film culture in southern Taiwan. Since November 3rd, 2002, KFA has organized film festivals, special screenings and exhibitions of various themes in order to encourage the public to absorb the art of film culture, and make the cinematic world as part of our lives. On the first floor you can find a salon along with film related publications and a merchandise areas where KFA holds exhibitions and symposiums. The second floor is equipped with a small screening room with 35 seats and individual screening spaces for 25 seats. On the third floor you can find the big screening room, which contains 137 seats and 2 handicapped seats. As for the outdoor area you can find the Star Plaza, the Avenue of Stars and Exhibiting Wall. KFA has now a collection of around 6,334 pieces of cinema relics and 6,106 volume of books in Chinese and foreign languages. Furthermore, it offers more than 20 types of journals and 7,372 films. KFA opens from Tuesday to Sunday to provide an excellent venue for the public alongside the Love River.

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Relaxing way to spend the afternoon

The film archive center has 2 theaters, a coffee shop and a souvenir store. It's mainly a cinema house that offers a mixture of international, documentary and local indie films... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2014
Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I'm guessing this is popular with cineast locals but not suited for tourists. To access the viewing room you need to be a member and there's no exhibition from what I could tell. They do show films in their theatre so there's that.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

We love this place. We've been coming here 4 days a week for the 2pm screening last week. Signed up for membership and collect points. I think 5 points would give you a free movie. Not all but lots of movies have english subtitle. All the staff are friendly and kind and willing to help you figure things out. Movie... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

The film archive center has 2 theaters, a coffee shop and a souvenir store. It's mainly a cinema house that offers a mixture of international, documentary and local indie films at almost half the price you pay a local theaters. Some of the movies or documentaries are free admission. If you don't feel like watching a movie, there are also... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014

A good place for Non-mainstream movie and Documentary in kaohsiung,and it location near love river,very comfortable and relax place.

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