Xiaolu Wang

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Xiaolu Wang is a self-taught filmmaker and translator from the Hui Muslim Autonomous Region of China. Her first short film, Dumpling, has been screened at local and international film festivals, as well as friend's food pop-ups. She contributed translations to journals including 单读, onlimbo, and Cinephila. She received the 2019 Jerome Film and Media grant for her upcoming documentary, The Subversive Sirens. She lives in Minneapolis with two cats who sleep on separate couches.