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Elizabeth Lo is an award-winning documentary filmmaker from Hong Kong who is interested in finding new, aesthetic ways of exploring the boundaries between species, class, and unequal states of personhood. Her work has been broadcast and showcased around the world, including at the Sundance Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Hot Docs, True/False, BAMCinemafest, Laura Poitras' Field of Vision, New York Times Op-Docs, and PBS' POV.
Elizabeth was named one of the "25 New Faces of Independent Film" by Filmmaker Magazine in 2015, and was featured in the 2015 Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase at Cannes Lion and the 2016 Next Director Award Shortlist in London. In 2017, her collected shorts were released by Video Project as an official DVD - The Short Films of Elizabeth Lo - for distribution to educational institutions around the world.
Her films include Hotel 22 (2015), Bisonhead (2016), Mother’s Day (2017), The Disclosure President (2016), Notes from Buena Vista (2016), Treasure Island (2014), and Last Stop in Santa Rosa (2013). Elizabeth's work has played at over one hundred film festivals and has won numerous awards, including a Golden Dragon Award for Best Short Film at the Krakow Film Festival, a Cinema Eye Award for Outstanding Achievement in Nonfiction Short Filmmaking, and an IDA Award nomination. Elizabeth was the inaugural recipient of the 2016 Investigative Fund Fellowship by the Nation Institute. Her debut feature documentary, Stray, has received support from the Catapult True/False Rough Cut Retreat, IFP Film Week, Big Sky Pitch, Sheffield MeetMarket, the BAVC MediaMaker Fellowship, Yaddo, Bogliasco Fellowship, Apple, and ARRI Inc, and is currently in post-production.
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