FILM: FINDING YINGYING

2020 / documentary / 1h 38min /
directed by Jiayan “Jenny” Shi /
country: U.S.A. / language: English & Chinese with English subtitles


“Life is too short to be ordinary.”
-Yingying Zhang diary entry, June 1, 2017-

“Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old Chinese student, comes to the U.S. to study. In her detailed and beautiful diaries, the aspiring young scientist and teacher is full of optimism, hoping to also be married and a mother someday. Within weeks of her arrival, Yingying disappears from the campus. Through exclusive access to Yingying’s family and boyfriend, Finding Yingyingclosely follows their journey as they search to unravel the mystery of her disappearance and seek justice for their daughter while navigating a strange, foreign country. But most of all, Finding Yingyingis the story of who Yingying was: a talented young woman loved by her family and friends.”

(source: KARTEMQUIN FILMS)


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