Tongzhi in Love

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Tongzhi in Love
Directed by Ruby Yang
Produced by Thomas Lennon
Music by Bill Frisell
Brian Keane
Cinematography Yang Yishu
Edited by Gary Wong, Ruby Yang
Release dates
  • June 18, 2008 (2008-06-18)
Running time
30 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Tongzhi in Love is a 2008 30-minute documentary film directed by Ruby Yang which portrays the life of gay men in China. The film was produced by Thomas Lennon and features music by Bill Frisell and Brian Keane. The film's world premiere was at the Silverdocs Film Festival in Washington, D.C. on 18 June 2008 and the West Coast premiere at the Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco on 28 June 2008. (Film was previously known as A Double Life and appears under that title in the Frameline catalog.) "Tongzhi" means "comrade" and has become a slang term for "gay" in several Asian countries. This film was also shown at the 52nd San Francisco International Film Festival.

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