Guo Rongfei

Rongfei Guo is an award-winning Chinese documentary filmmaker who is interested in, though not limited to, creative and artistic ways of exploring China’s stories and issues. She graduated from New York University, where she majored in Documentary. Her latest film, “Fairy Tales,” won the Student Academy Award in 2016, Best Short Documentary at Melbourne International Film Festival, and Best Student Film at DOC NYC. She is now a video producer and director at Arrow Factory Video.

Last Updated: March 21, 2018



From Pimp to Politician

Guo Rongfei from Arrow Factory Video
Walking through Kabukichō, a densely packed red-light district in Tokyo, one sometime spots 58-year-old Li Xiaomu, eager to point tourists to a good time. Born in the city of Changsha, Hunan province, Li moved to Tokyo in 1988 to study fashion...



Ou Chen’s Good Run

Guo Rongfei & Muyi Xiao from Arrow Factory Video
The number of Chinese racers has risen dramatically—a phenomenon that Chinese media call a “marathon fever.” Obed Tiony, a Kenyan studying at Shanghai University, works as an agent for some 300 runners from Kenya and its neighbor Ethiopia. Tiony’s...