They Came From Overseas to Make a Home



In December 7th, 2003, the first nationwide organization of “foreign brides,” the Taiwan Southern Asia-Pacific Sisterhood, was established. The association calls for foreign sisters to actively interact with their local communities throughout the island.

Despite diverse nationalities, cultural backgrounds and languages, these sisters are inseparably bound by the fate they share. Languages in Taiwan—Mandarin, Hakka, Minnan—become their common tongue in daily communication. Now, after joining the association, the sisters will give a new meaning to their home.

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48 minutes


Betacam, Color


Wu Ping-Hai

Wu Ping-hai was born in 1972, in Meinong, Kauhsiung County. Wu started to study producing documentary film systematically after being recruited for the “Hakka Photographer Training Plan” held by the Council of Hakka Affairs, and Shei-Ting and Her Song was produced through the training program.