Study Abroad 2: The Daydreaming Bunny

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Study Abroad 2: The Daydreaming Bunny February 19 7-9PM
Director Yung-Jen Yang
Producer Cathy Jiang
Starring Yi Liu, Claire Hsu
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Web Series Competition
United States 21 Mins
2015 Chinese & English

Romantic and naive art student Xiaotong, who’s studying in the US, is trying to earn money for her graduation exhibition to prove to her conservative family the quality and talent in her art. She’s been selling paintings on the street, drawing illustrations for magazines and doing other part-time jobs in order to collect enough money for the exhibition. With all this hard work, her only wish is to let her mother finally see her hard work for its artistic quality, and give her acceptance.

About The Director
Yung-Jen Yang Originally from Taiwan, Yung-Jen Yang is a filmmaker and co-founder of the Study Abroad platform. He has MFA degree in filmmaking from City College of New York. The Study Abroad series inspires many Chinese international students, and was reported by a number of major media, such as NBC, Fortune Magazine, CCTV, etc. His horror film Sweet Sixteen won 4 awards, including Best Horror Film at the 2015 Winter Film Awards. As a director, he’d like to produce more movies and keep exploring the ways of portraying human’s lives.

Article on NBC News – Film Tries to Tackle Stereotypes of Chinese Student in the US
Article on WES Student Advisor – New Film Dispels Stereotypes of Chinese
Article on China Daily – Film depicts Chinese students abroad

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About Winter Film Awards

Winter Film Awards (WFA) is a volunteer-run and operated celebration of the diversity of local and international film-making. Our Mission is to recognize excellence in cinema and to promote learning and artistic expression for people at all stages of their artistic careers with a focus on nurturing emerging filmmakers and helping them gain recognition and contacts to break into this difficult industry. We pride ourselves on our diverse collection of Festival selections, allowing our audience to enjoy films they normally wouldn’t think to seek out. WFA is a minority- and women-owned registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

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