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Unfinished Lives 


2020  |  USA  |  23min documentary​ 

In 2014, 24-year-old USC graduate student, Xinran Ji, was beaten to death by four teens. A lawyer, Rose Tsai, took it upon herself to tirelessly advocate on his behalf and represent his parents, as they attempt to understand the senseless tragedy together.

47th Student Academy Awards (Academy Award Qualifying) - Gold Medalist

5th NEW ERA Film Festival (Beijing, China)  -  Best Documentary Short

SCAD Savannah Film Festival 2020 - Best Student Live Action Short

3rd Meihodo International Youth Visual Media Festival(Japan) - Silver Medalist

North America Chinese Directors Tour 2020 - Finalist

Filkers' Rhode Island International Film Festival 2020 (Academy Award Qualifying) - Semi-Finalist

Hi! Shorts Film Festival 2020 (Xiamen, China) - Shortlist
St. Louis International Film Festival 2020 (Academy Award Qualifying) - Official Selection

American Documentary And Animation Film Festival (Academy Award Qualifying) - Official Selection

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