“Renowned Film director Hou Hsiao-hsien has donated NT$1 million (US$33,517.7) in prize money from the National Cultural Award to help finance reconstruction of the partially demolished Losheng Sanatorium in New Taipei, which was built in 1927 for leprosy patients.”

For more, see “Talk of the Day — Filmmaker Donates Prize Money to Sanatorium Project,” Focus Taiwan (20 April 2013)

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