Women Make Waves International Film Festival


The Tomato Girl

KUO Hsin-Ying 2023 Taiwan Documentary, Experimental b/w & color 26min DCP
Nian has a secret: she can’t see herself as everybody does! The portrait from her mother is the only way for Nian to imagine how she looks. Nian is eager to see her appearance by herself. Is it possible? The Tomato Girl epicts Nian’s identification journey through various media.


KUO Hsin-Ying

KUO’s first documentary short SHe won the Golden Harvest Award and other international awards, and she premiered her solo exhibition Tomato Girl with composite media. She has been focusing on themes of self-development and trauma, delineating every unique life.

Director's Statement ▾

KUO Hsin-Ying

2023 兒少實境節目《登山總動員》Having fun in the mountains

2016 紀錄短片《筑位》SHe