《姊妹,賣冬瓜!》─逐夢踏實的移民運動紀錄片

我們是南洋台灣姊妹會,希望有機會推廣『姊妹,賣冬瓜』,這部由姊妹們一點一滴完成的作品,在今年(2011年)獲得了入圍女性影展的肯定,我們希望這部片能夠更為大眾所知悉,更希望新移民的議題可以廣泛的被了解、傾聽。

Marriage migrants in Taiwan demand nothing but respect and equal treatments. Through years of empowerment, the members of TASAT realized that immigrants have to unite and fight for their rights. They do not struggle for themselves but for many other immigrants. The road to equality may be tumbling and the marriage migrants may be frustrated, but they never give up hope. To encourage their fellow immigrants to join them, they shout, “My sisters, let’s not be afraid!”

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基本資料
製 作 群:南洋台灣姊妹會紀錄片小組
片    長:44分鐘,中文字幕 (另有英文字幕版本,歡迎洽詢)
英文片名:Let’s Not Be Afraid! --- Adocumentary on the struggle of marriage migrants in Taiwan

內容簡介
《姊妹,賣冬瓜!》片名取自泰文“不要怕”(ไม่ต้องกลัว, mai tong glua)的諧音,恰好帶出了紀錄片想呈現的主題,即是有行動力、生命力的新移民女性爭取移民權益的過程。有別於過去經常被當成觀看對象的新移民,這部片子是一群從未拿過攝影機,不諳影片製作的新移民姊妹及志工們,以集體創作的方式,用自己的角度和眼光,進行拍攝、剪輯、口白,甚至為紀錄片中的歌曲自行填詞、作曲、以及配唱。本片詳實紀錄了一群飽受歧視與壓力的東南亞及大陸籍女性,參與新移民運動的過程。在影片中可以聽到姐妹們在運動過程中最真實的聲音、最誠摯的訴說;不管是在抗議的場合中勇敢的說出自己的心聲,或是在私下對著攝影幾所作出的告白。這是台灣第一部由新移民團體自述自製的紀錄片,透過侯孝賢導演工作室從旁協助,希望能夠讓更多人聽到新移民的聲音。觀看本片,觀眾猶如搭上一部新移民人權運動的時光機,將對於新移民運動有更深刻的了解與體悟。

Introduction:

More than 430,000 foreign spouses from Mainland China and Southeast Asian countries marry to Taiwanese. Many of them are women from poor families in rural areas in their native countries. Like everyone else, they dream for a happy marriage and a better future. However, only when they arrive in Taiwan, they realize that they are treated as “others” who are strangled by discriminative policies.

Marriage migrants are discriminated and stigmatized, and yet they are expected to adapt themselves into this society, to be responsible for children’s education, to be a good wife, and to take care of the family. The members of TASAT understand that only when immigrants unite themselves, can they resist the oppressions. To stand up for immigrants’ rights, marriage migrants become activists and advocates.

Starting from Chinese learning and various training programs, marriage migrants in TASAT are empowered and transformed into progressive activists. They not only struggle for the welfare and rights of marriage migrants, but also stand in solidarity with migrant workers, indigenous peoples and other oppressed people at national, regional and international levels. The members of TASAT decided to document the journey of empowerment and advocacy. They work collaboratively in producing this documentary despite the fact that they knew nothing about interviewing, filming or editing. Despite of limited resources and budget, they worked day and night for months to finally complete this incredible task, with the confidence and strength developed through their rich experiences of struggles and nurtured by their family and friends. They want to tell the world that they can speak out for themselves and they can make a change. With this documentary, they want to encourage fellow immigrants, “Don’t be afraid to stand up for ourselves”!

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