THE WATER MURMURS

(orig. Hai Bian Sheng Qi Yi Zuo Xuan Ya)

  • THE WATER MURMURS

German PremiereChina 2022Language:ChineseSubtitles:EnglishDirector:Story ChenWriter:Nzgza XiaoziMusic:Oliver MAYOWith:Annabel YAO, Taiwen ZHANG,  Rongxi LIProducer:SHAN Zuolong, LI XiaoyuanDistributor:Pure Films15 min, Colour

Director's Biography:Born in China in 1995, Story CHEN is a writer director with expertise in films, commercials and music videos. She graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts majoring in FILM & TV with a minor in psychology. Her two student short films made at NYU Tisch, A Woman’s Gaze and Marina, received many festival awards.Her own identity as a hybrid of Eastern and Western culture cultivates her keen eye on prevailing themes of humanity, transcending cultural and racial differences. She focuses on depicting the emotional struggles of real life. Her stories also put a spotlight on minorities like Asian women, LGBTQ and children.Currently Story is based in New York and Beijing. She has been selected by Asian Film Academy Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in 2018.

Director's Filmography:
2020 DRUNK OF SUN (SHORT)
2018 MARINA (SHORT )
2016 A WOMAN'S GAZE (SHORT)

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