DIAO Yinan is a leading figure in China’s avant- garde theater and has also written screenplays. He graduated with a degree in literature and screenwriting from the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing. He wrote and directed his debut feature Uniform in 2003; the film went on to win the Dragons & Tigers Award for Young Cinema at the Vancouver International Film Festival and was released in several countries. He wrote and directed his second feature, Night Train, in 2007; it premiered in the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes Film Festival the same year, winning critical acclaim for its minimalist style, and secured distribution throughout Europe. In 2014 he wrote and directed his third feature, Black Coal, Thin Ice, which attracted universal acclaim and won the Golden Bear at the Berlinale.
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