Jenny Suen is a writer, producer, and director. She was born and raised in Hong Kong.
The White Girl is her first feature film as a director, which she wrote, produced, and directed with legendary cinematographer Christopher Doyle in 2017. It stars Joe Odagiri and Angela Yuen in a tropical-noir love story set in the last fishing village of Hong Kong. It premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in 2017 and was subsequently theatrically released in Hong Kong, Malaysia, and Japan.
She also produced Hong Kong Trilogy, is an experimental portrait of the city directed by Doyle. It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2015.
She studied at the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and was named Dean's Scholar, a distinction reserved for the top ten students of each graduating class. She received her B.A. and M.A. in Comparative Literature, Political Science, and East Asian Languages and Civilisation, but not in Life.