Story one: Jiasheng is an international student who failed to find a job after graduation due to his identity. One night, his only closed friend is about to leave him.

Story Two: A film student failed to come up with a story for his thesis film project which is due in few weeks. What is even worse is that his fund was mistakenly given to the wrong student.


  • Taishu Wang: Director
  • Yushi Li: Co-Director
  • Taishu Wang: Writer
  • Taishu Wang: Producer
  • Yukun Chan: DP
  • Xinyue (Skyler) Huang: 1st AD
  • Yushi Li: Key Cast
  • Shiyu Li: Key Cast
  • Jiahao She: Key Cast


  • Project Title (Original Language): 望而向东
  • Project Type: Feature, Student, Short
  • Runtime: 40 minutes
  • Completion Date: March 31, 2021
  • Production Budget: 3,000 USD
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Country of Filming: United States
  • Language: Chinese, English
  • Shooting Format: digital
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.9:1
  • Film Color: Color
  • First-time Filmmaker: No
  • Student Project: No

Screenings / Awards

United States