Lilian Mehrel

Lilian T. Mehrel is an award-winning writer & director with a visionary sense of feeling and humor. Lilian’s films have premiered at Tribeca and screened internationally at Clermont-Ferrand, and her awards include ABC/Disney and HFPA. Featured in Variety, Forbes, The Hollywood Reporter, and The NYT, her body of work includes Water Melts, created with MG Evangelista and supported by Tribeca and Google, Musica Quarantena, created with Danielle Rhoda starring Elisa del Genio (HBO’s My Brilliant Friend), and The Loneliest, an Alfred P. Sloan awarded film starring Madeline Wise (HBO’s Curb Your Enthusiasm). She earned her MFA from NYU Tisch Grad Film, and her BA from Dartmouth with a Senior Fellowship. A mixed-ethnicity daughter of immigrants, she also authored/illustrated a family memoir and is a PD Soros Fellow. Lilian inspires audiences to laugh and cry with her funny, hopeful swirl of cinematic poetry.