Debbie Lum


Debbie Lum is an award-winning San Francisco-based filmmaker whose projects give voice to the Asian American experience and other unsung stories. Seeking Asian Female, her feature-length directing debut premiered at SXSW, aired on PBS' Independent Lens and won numerous awards. The film was a “fan favorite” on PBS and alongside its broadcast premiere, Lum launched a 5-part short video series about race and dating. Previously she worked as a documentary editor; and she has also written and directed several short comedies. She has an M.F.A in Cinema from San Francisco State University, and a B.A. in Religious Studies from Brown University.

Selected filmography: 
2012 - Seeking Asian Female
2005 - Chinese Beauty (fiction short)
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