Nanfu Wang

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Nanfu Wang is a Chinese filmmaker based in New York City. Wang’s feature debut HOOLIGAN SPARROW premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2016 and was shortlisted for the 2017 Academy Award for best documentary feature. Her second feature documentary I AM ANOTHER YOU premiered at the SXSW Film Festival in 2017. Both HOOLIGAN SPARROW and I AM ANOTHER YOU were released theatrically in the U.S. and broadcast around the world.

Her third feature documentary ONE CHILD NATION premiered at Sundance 2019 and won the Grand Jury Prize.

Wang has won over twenty awards including a Peabody Award, two Emmy-nominations, a Cinema Eye Honor award, the George Polk Award for the journalistic achievement, an IDA award, and the Truer than Fiction Award at the Independent Spirit Awards.