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Uploaded on Dec 10, 2011
Footage of Taiwanese glove puppetry (Potehi or Budaixi) filmed in Yunlin, Taiwan for PuppetVision: The Movie, a feature length documentary about puppeteers and puppetry around the world that is scheduled to be released in late 2012.
Potehi is a traditional form of glove puppetry that is performed throughout Taiwan. The Taiwanese artists who operate these puppets are remarkably skilled technical puppeteers who perform in a style that is unlike anything seen in the West.
The Taiwanese puppeteers who appear in this video are (in order of appearance):