“Thirst for freedom united me, a timid filmmaker, and my friend Xixi, a provocative improvisation artist. The friendship is kept alive by years of video-diary exchanges across Eurasia. Our relationship is tested when I am alerted by the price of emancipation, and XiXi insists to be uncompromising.”
Director: Fan Wu
Produced by: Svemirko Audiovisual Art Productions (Taiwan), Svemirko Film Productions (Philippines)
Producer: Fan Wu & Venice Atienza
“XiXi” was presented at Docs Port Incheon 2018 where it won the Doc Spirit Award. It was then presented at DocEdge Kolkata 2019. It later went to Lisbon Docs 2019. In 2020, it became part of Circle Women Doc Accelarator.
In 2020, the DOK Industry Co-production Market, awarded the €5,000 Development Prize for the Best Female Director from the Saxon State Minister for the Arts to Taiwanese filmmaker Fan Wu for her project Xixi, co-produced with the Philippines.