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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A still from “Finding Yingying. In 2020, director Jenny Shi won numerous awards for her first-ever feature film.

NU alumna Jenny Shi reflects on the year of her award-winning documentary “Finding Yingying”

January 13, 2021

Jenny Shi’s (Medill M.S. ’17) film on the disappearance of Yingying Zhang, a Chinese international student at the University of Illinois, gained critical acclaim after a year-long festival run. While...

A still from “Finding Yingying” shows Yingying Zhang in her home country of China. Jenny Shi’s documentary follows the story of Zhang’s disappearance at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

NU alum’s documentary follows international student’s disappearance, wins award at SXSW

April 15, 2020

A&E In her award-winning documentary “Finding Yingying,” Jenny Shi (Medill ’17) explores the mysterious disappearance of a Chinese student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, her...

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