Yilin Zhang, Stranding

"Stranding" is a non-lineral experimental short film that develops around the concept of academic pressure on students, showcasing the importance and severity of the situations that some students experience during their teenage years. The film depicts a female Chinese student and follows her journey as the countdown to the final exam begins, taking place in 365 days. The film aims to appeal to schools, society, and parents to pay more attention to students' pressures. Through the use of specific filmmaking techniques, Yilin intends to effectively convey the pressure and evoke relatablility among the audience.