Sandi Tan (Born in 1972)
Born in Singapore, published a cult zine called The Exploding Cat at 16 and at 22 became the film critic at The Straits Times, Singapore's largest newspaper (1995-1997). Then she threw all that away to run off to film school at Columbia University. Directed the 2018 acclaimed documentary about her real life story 'Shirkers'. See online movies from Sandi Tan below.