FascinAsian - She Fought She Won

Director: Zhaoying Li
Runtime: 5 Minutes 31 Seconds
Language: Chinese (Mandarin) w/ English Subtitles

Year of Release: 2021
Country of Origin: Canada

Description: This is a found footage project, it features a Chinese single mom’s story, voiced over by her son. It’s about a woman who had been oppressed by her father and ex-husband, who fought for her freedom and eventually became a successful business woman.

Narrator: Haoran Liu

FascinAsian - Zhaoying Li

Zhaoying Li

Artist Zhaoying Li (born 1999) grew up in Guangdong, China, and moved to Halifax, Canada at the age of 18 to attend art school. After graduating from NSCAD University at the age of 21, she moved to Winnipeg, MB to get her PR in Canada. Her films always have elements heavily on fine art which she is passionate about. Her film was selected into NFFTY and FIN film festival in 2020. She has been and still are exploring different medians in visual art such as photography, filmmaking, digital collages to find out which field she wants to devote her career in. She is currently looking for interesting visual art projects to participate/collaborate in, please don’t hesitate to reach out to her via instagram: zhaoyingli__

Director Statement: Doing visual art is my purpose and passion in life, my inspiration comes from the beauty and truth from my surroundings.