Nanfu Wang

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Nanfu Wang is an award-winning filmmaker based in New York City. She is a recipient of Sundance Documentary Fund and BRITDOC Journalism Fund. Her feature debut Hooligan Sparrow premiered at Sundance 2016. It has since been included in numerous other festivals in over twenty five countries such as Hot Docs, Sheffield, Full Frame, Human Rights Watch Film Fest, etc. It opened theatrically across North America starting July 2016. It will also have its broadcast premiere on POV in October followed by a Netflix release.

Originally from a remote village in China, Wang overcame poverty and lack of access to formal secondary education and went on to earn graduate degrees in communications and documentary film from universities in China and the United States. Wang holds three master’s degrees from Shanghai University, Ohio University, and New York University in English Literature, Media Studies, and Documentary respectively.

Sessions in which Nanfu Wang participates

Wednesday 28 September, 2016

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Thursday 29 September, 2016

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