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Writer's Bio

Proudly hailing from the embattled city of Hong Kong, Jay Liu tells stories of queer romance and domestic realism. He is a recent alumnus of the USC School of Cinematic Arts with an MFA in Film/TV Production. His thesis film, “Anywhere the Wind Blows,” has been selected by festivals like Los Angeles Asian Pacific and the American Pavilion Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival. He also writes about film and culture, with bylines in Collider, Cinema Escapist, and USC x Cannes Classics. He is an alumnus of Northwestern University.

Overview

First Name
Jay
Last Name
Liu

Posts

Jun 10, 2024
'Caught by the Tides' Operates as a Greatest Hits Album to Jia Zhangke's Career Thus Far
The Asian Cut's review at the Cannes Film Festival of Jia Zhangke's film, 'Caught by the Tides.'
May 31, 2024
Cannes 2024: Not Even Zhang Ziyi Can Save 'She's Got No Name'
The Asian Cut's review at the Cannes Film Festival of 'She's Got No Name.'
May 31, 2024
'Invisible Nation' Fails to Deliver on Its Promises at the Expense of Its Subject
The Asian Cut's review of Vanessa Hope's documentary, Invisible Nation.
May 30, 2024
Cannes 2024: 'All We Imagine as Light' Is an Illuminating Sophomore Feature from Filmmaker Payal Kapadia
The Asian Cut's review at the Cannes Film Festival of Payal Kapadia's film, 'All We Imagine as Light.'
May 29, 2024
Cannes 2024: More Than a Masterpiece, 'The Seed of the Sacred Fig' Is Activism in Real Time
The Asian Cut's review at the Cannes Film Festival of 'The Seed of the Sacred Fig.'
May 29, 2024
Cannes 2024: 'Mongrel' Is an Unfortunate Case of Style Over Substance
The Asian Cut's review at the Cannes Film Festival of Mongrel.
May 28, 2024
Cannes 2024: Filmmaker Constance Tsang Makes a Strong Debut with 'Blue Sun Palace'
The Asian Cut's review at the Cannes Film Festival of Constance Tsang's directorial debut, 'Blue Sun Palace.'
May 24, 2024
Cannes 2024: 'An Unfinished Film' Marks a Triumphant Festival Return for Filmmaker Lou Ye
The Asian Cut's review at the Cannes Film Festival 2024 of Lou Ye's 'An Unfinished Film.'
May 16, 2024
'Boat People' Confronts 'Civil War'’s Ideas with More Complexity and Issues of Its Own
A comparative essay between Alex Garland's 'Civil War' and Ann Hui's 'Boat People.'
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