When an asteroid hits the Earth leading to underwater volcanic eruptions, the inhabitants of a small riverside town start to flee inland. Before she leaves, Nian decides to say goodbye to her childhood friend. Her memories of the town start to become clearer and clearer in her mind on this journey.
Born in China in 1995, Story CHEN is a writer director with expertise in films, commercials and music videos. She graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts majoring in FILM & TV with a minor in psychology. Her two student short films made at NYU Tisch, A Woman’s Gaze and Marina, received many festival awards. Her own identity as a hybrid of Eastern and Western culture cultivates her keen eye on prevailing themes of humanity, transcending cultural and racial differences. She focuses on depicting the emotional struggles of real life. Her stories also put a spotlight on minorities like Asian women, LGBTQ and children. Currently Story is based in New York and Beijing. She has been selected by Asian Film Academy Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in 2018.