Diana Chiawen Lee is an independent filmmaker whose work focuses on human rights and social justice issues in Asia. Her current documentary film will examine how Taiwan, a young democracy, will uphold and advance its democratic values in the face of a national identity crisis and growing cross-Strait tensions. She recently completed Broken Harmony, which looks at Chinese dissidents living in exile in the United States. Her previous credits include The Boss, a film that tackles increase economic disparities in Hainan, China; Small Talk (Taiwan’s submission to the Foreign Language Film category of the 90th Academy Awards, Teddy Award for Best Doc – 2017 Berlinale) tackles domestic abuse and gay rights; 24TH Street looks at a shantytown’s survival within the burgeoning city of Hangzhou, China; The Priestess Walks Alone examines LGBT rights in Taiwan. Prior to becoming a producer, Diana worked for leading media arts organizations in the US including: Center for Asian American Media, Human Rights Watch International Film Festival, Women Make Movies, Arts Engine, and the NY Asian American International Film Festival. Diana received an MA in media studies from The New School University.