Born in Budapest in 1982, she studied Audiovisual Arts at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris, and film directing at the University of Theatre and Film in Budapest. In 2005 she attended the Hochschule für Film und Fernsehen (HFF) Konrad Wolf in Potsdam-Babelsberg. She has directed the short films Vákácio (2006) and Uszodaitolvaj (2007); the documentary film Budapest ostroma: episode IV (2007); the medium-length feature Sunstroke (2009) and the TV drama Hazafelé (2009).
The Wednesday Child, Lili’s first feature, won the East of the West competition at Karlovy Vary 2015 and was selected for the 60th Valladolid Festival’s Meeting Point section. In 2016, she became co-founder of the production company Poste Restante, with which she produced her second feature film, Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time , which garnered the Golden Spike , the Pilar Miró Award for the Best New Director and the Best Actress Award for its protagonist, Natasa Stork, at the 65th SEMINCI. The film received countless awards at festivals around the world, such as Chicago, Cleveland, Dublin, Philadelphia or Warsaw.