PENG Jia-ru was born in 1963. He majored in architecture and film at universities. In the late 80s of Taiwan’s turbulence, he made several documentaries about social movements. He has been worked with Edward YANG and participated in his productions. In 1991, he came back to Taiwan and freelanced as a director and a photographer. His works are related to social movements, folk culture, religion, and minority group. Since 2011, he has cooperated with LAI Li-chun in documentary filmmaking.