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Lillian Xuege Li is a Chinese filmmaker, artist and designer living in New York. As an immigrant storyteller, Lillian's work is deeply rooted in her commitment to exploring and amplifying the narratives of marginalized communities, with a particular focus on Asian Americans and the Chinese diaspora. Her body of work, spanning both fiction and documentary, centers around themes of cultural identity, social construct, gender, human relations, nostalgia and memory. Lillian's creative mission is to craft socially-engaging storytelling with technical virtuosity and artistic integrity, sharing experiences, raising questions, and fostering connections within communities.

Her works have been showcased at a wide array of film festivals and venues, including DOC NYC, Asian American International Film Festival, DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival, Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival, New York Human Rights Film Festival, Workers Unite Film Festival, Manhattan Film Festival, Asia Society, and Lincoln Theatre.

Lillian also serves as the Video and Animation Specialist for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), where she plays a instrumental role in creative content building for New York's diverse transit public. Her recent works include the MTA Pride campaign in 2021 and 2022, the mini-documentary series 'Day In The Life', and the 2022 OMNY Fare Capping campaign, described as 'a set of playful and emoji-laden ads' by AmNewYork.

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