Liu Shu, born in Jining in Shandong province, graduated from Shandong Normal University majoring in Arts.
She first worked as a journalist for CCTV and China Beijing TV Station. She started getting involved in independent cinema in 2005. As a NGO employee, she initiated several events showcasing independent and underground films in different universities, as well as at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing.
She wrote, directed and produced her first feature LOTUS (Xiaohe/小荷, 2012) that premiered at Venice Critic Week in 2012. LOST LOTUS is her second feature film and is premiered at Tallinn Black Nights Official Competition 2019.
LOST LOTUS (Weijian Lianhua/未见莲华)
- Tallinn Black Nights 2019, Official Competition
- Venice Film Festival 2012, Critics' Week Competition