Yawen is a director who grew up in Singapore. Liliana’s films are highly influenced by the visual arts. Her love of the visual arts began with drawing but extended into painting and photography. Liliana also acted in a number of different theater productions as well as student films. Due to her experience in the various disciplines that go into filmmaking, Liliana has a thorough understanding of what makes a strong film. All of this makes her even more determined to become a filmmaker and an actor who uses her own unique style and voice to depict life as she sees it.
- Year Film Title Description
- Xiao Bing is a drama set in a modern immigrant family who just came to the U.S. The world of Bing is complicated and emotional. We want to use the experience of Bing to depict the mixed feelings of a foreigner to immigrate to a new environment. Our goal in this film is to explore the sense of belonging, family relationships, and the challenge of culture shock that happens to new immigrants.
- Year Film Title Award(s)
- December 28, 2022 Xiao Bing