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Finding Yingying—Ft. Jenny Shi ('Escape From Plan A' Ep. 226)

Director and producer Jenny Shi joins Dave, Kin, and Diana to talk about her feature-length documentary Finding Yingying, which premiers December 11. The film poignantly interlaces Asian American issues such as media representation, school funding, sexual violence, and bridging cultural gaps.

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Director and producer Jenny Shi joins Dave, Kin, and Diana to talk about her feature-length documentary Finding Yingying, which premiers December 11. Finding Yingying is about the life and death of Zhang Yingying, a Chinese visiting student at University of Illinois-Urbana Champagne, who was kidnapped and murdered June 9, 2017. The film poignantly focuses on Yingying and her family, challenging traditional crime narratives, and interlaces Asian American issues such as media representation, school funding, sexual violence, and bridging cultural gaps.

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Twitter: Finding Yingying (@YingyingFilm), Jenny Shi (@jiayanjennyshi), Professor Kin Cheung (@ProfKinCheung)

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