Lulu Wang is a classical pianist turned filmmaker. Her second feature, The Farewell, starring Awkwafina, premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in U.S. Dramatic Competition. She was listed by VARIETY as “Ten Directors To Watch In 2019”.
Born in Beijing, raised in Miami and educated in Boston, Lulu is a recipient of the Chaz and Roger Ebert Directing Fellowship, which was awarded at the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards. Her first feature film, Posthumous, starring Jack Huston and Brit Marling was released by The Orchard. She is also a 2014 Film Independent Project Involve Directing Fellow and a 2017 Sundance Fellow invited to participate in the FilmTwo Initiative for second time feature filmmakers.
Sundance Film Festival 2019