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Two Suns


LAI Yuqing

15 minutes | 2023 | Fiction | Mandarin, English | English and Chinese Subtitles
16mm to digital
North American Premiere

Content Advisory: This film contains scenes of nudity, tobacco use, and lighting that may affect photosensitive viewers.

7:30 PM, WED, AUG 15
Innis Town Hall

Screening with
May the Lord Protect us (15 mins), A Year Apart (17 mins), Chan Is Fishing (14 mins), Redacted (19 mins), Sojourn to Shangri-La (20 mins), All About Shaochang (20 mins), Summer Knows (20 mins)

Frank, a transgender male actor, navigates the intricate emotional journey of reconciling the tension between his identity and his personal relationships.


LAI Yuqing - Portrait

LAI Yuqing (she/they), originally from Fujian and born in Tianjin, China, pursued studies in New York, Los Angeles, and Toronto. With roles as a director, actor, and musician, Lai has contributed to the production of numerous short and feature films, some of them have been recognized at various international film festivals, including BFI Flare and Sundance Ignite finalist. Lai’s unique approach to finding and expressing reality is through innovative and experimental genres. With a diverse background and experience in creation and growth, Lai’s works focus on queer, women, love and real life.


  • Director: LAI Yuqing
  • Principal Cast: Colin REN, LAI Yuqing
  • Producer: Lily YANG, Janet ZHENG
  • Screenplay: LAI Yuqing
  • Cinematographer: Brian Nguyen
  • Production Designer: Frank DUAN
  • Editor: Hugh HU
  • Sound: LOU Kun
  • Music: Loke Rahbek, Frederik Valentin

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