Born January 5 1974 in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Maren Hwang is a new-generation film director.
He was gifted a Betamovie camcorder by his mother when he was young and thus started
creating visual works. He attended School of Visual Arts, NY and Stella Adler Studio of
Acting, NY, USA to study visual arts and theatres.Hwang has directed over 200 commercials
over many years in the field of advertising. Through the power of visuals, he presents
various aspects of life, and always attempts new thinking and expression.
Xiao Mei is Hwang’s first feature film that shows his talent in writing and directing. Beauty
and sorrow intertwine in its mysterious visuals. The film exerts subtle influence on those
in need of change, exuding a solemn, stirring strength of life.
2018 Berlin International Film Festival - Panorama 2018 Hong Kong International Film Festival - Opening Film