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Alice Wu

Alice Wu is a American film director and screenwriter. Alice Wu was born and raised in San Jose, California, where she graduated from Los Altos High School. In 1990, she received her B.A. in Computer Science from Stanford University. Two years later, she completed her Master's degree in Computer Science at Stanford. Before being a filmmaker, Wu worked as a software engineer for Microsoft in Seattle. She then left the corporate world to pursue a filmmaking career full time. Wu's most noted work is her 2004 film, Saving Face. It was inspired by her own experiences coming out as a lesbian in the Chinese American community. ¨       -, Alice Wu Biography, Rotten Tomatoes

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