Zhao Liang (China)

Zhao Liang was born in Dandong, China in 1971. He graduated from Luxun Academy of Fine Arts in Shenyang. In 1993-1994 studied at Beijing Film Academy. He is best known as a documentary filmmaker but also works with video installations and photography. His prize-winning films have portrayed street and police violence in China and he has followed a Beijing-based artistic cooperative. He also filmed in the no-man’s-land between North and South Korea where he grew up. Zhao Liang’s works have been shown at numerous international venues; at festivals, biennials and galleries. Currently lives and works in Beijning.


  • Crime and Punishment
    122´, China, 2007
  • Petition
    120´, China, 2009

Doc Alliance Members

Doc Alliance is a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.