A View in Time is a series of documentaries by producers from the Chinese-speaking world. Selected by audiences, the documentaries touch upon a wide variety of topics including nature, culture, history, society, as well as other issues. A View in Time offers a glimpse into Taiwan and other parts of the Chinese-speaking world, with a particular focus on care for the environment as well as socially disadvantaged groups.
Each episode begins with an introduction to the documentary by the program's host. After each documentary, the host engages in a dialogue with the film's director and experts to provide in-depth analysis of each documentary's topics.