Cedric Cheung-Lau

Cedric Cheung-Lau’s debut feature, the Nepal-set drama The Mountains are a Dream That Call to Me, is now streaming exclusively on the Criterion Channel. He is a filmmaker, cinematographer, and lighting director based in occupied Lenapehoking (New York City, USA). He spent nearly a decade developing The Mountains are a Dream that Call to Me, which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2020. Prior to that, he directed a short, Topography of a Hotel, that premiered at the 2015 Slamdance Film Festival. His cinematography can be seen in the work of directors Wen Shipei, the brothers Arie and Chuko Esiri, Maggie Briggs and Federico Spiazzi whose works have shown at Cannes, Berlin, Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Springs, AFI Film Fest, and many others.


A Memory of Home

By Cedric Cheung-Lau | December 8, 2023

A Memory of Home

Writer-director Cedric Cheung-Lau on facing grief in the wake of premiering his debut feature The Mountains are a Dream That Call to Me.