Filmmaker Li Dong writes about the Asian characters that Hollywood should start giving voice to.
Li Dong is an award-winning writer and director currently living and working in Toronto. Li graduated from Dalhousie University in 2006 with honors in English and history and then went on to graduate from Dalhousie Law School. After law school Li played poker professionally before he was hand-selected by Oscar-nominated director Werner Herzog for his “Rogue Film School.” He has since gone on to write and direct numerous short narratives, documentaries, and music videos. His first feature film, Stealing School, premiered at the Napa Valley Film Festival in 2019 and was released in Canada by Game Theory in June of 2020. Stealing School was released in the U.S. by Vertical Entertainment on February 26, 2021.