Born and raised in Hunan Province, China. She studied screenwriting in Beijing Film Academy during 2003-2007. She directed her first documentary, UNDERGROUND, in 2005. This film was later been preserved at the University of Hong Kong. In 2009, she directed her first short film, THE WARMTH OF ORANGE PEEL, which was selected by the Generation program of the 60th Berlinale. Her feature directorial debut, EGG AND STONE, was shot in her hometown in 2011 working with all non-professional actors. This film was world-premiered at 41st International Film Festival Rotterdam and won the Hivos Tiger Awards. And won the Grand Prix of International Film Festival "Zerkalo" Named After Andrei Tarkovsky. 2013, her documentary film TRACE was screened at Hong Kong International Film Festival Documentary Competition, which portrayed her Japanese husband Ryuji Otsuka and daughter in a period of life disturbed by the Senkaku Islands dispute. In 2017, her second feature film THE FOOLISH BIRD won the Special Mention of the Generation 14plus international Jury at 67th Berlinale. In 2022, her third feature film STONEWALLING has selected in Venice Film Festival Venice Days competition, Toronto IFF, New York FF. She is an organizer and a tutor of AROUND YOU film workshop.