Lola was adopted into a Belgian family eleven years ago when she was an infant. Over the years, she has been imagining the reunion with her birth family in China. This summer, her dream finally comes true. When Lola’s two families finally meet for the first time, how will they spend the time together? What will Lola’s birth parents tell her?

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Country: Poland
  • Running time: 25
  • Year: 2019
  • Color: colour

Director: Yifan Sun

Script: Yifan Sun

DOP: Alicia Devaux

Editing: Dorota Roś

Sound: Ewa Bogusz

Production company: Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Filmowa, Telewizyjna i Teatralna


About the director:

Yifan Sun

Yifan Sun

Born in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia in 1988. Having attended Beijing Film Academy and received a B.A. in Film Studies 2009, she decided to continue her adventure with film. As of now, she is pursuing her M.A. in Film Directing at The Polish National Film School in Lodz.

At festivals:

Student Academy Awards 2019, USA, 2019 (Best Documentary in International Film Schools Category)

Docudays UA International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival 2020, Ukraine, 2020 (competition)

43rd Norwegian Short Film Festival, Norway , 2020 (competition)

8th FIDBA Buenos Aires International Documentary Film Festival, Argentina, 2020 (competition)

11th One Country One Film International Festival, France, 2020 (competition)

33rd Helsinki International Film Festival, Finland, 2020 (screening)

Alcine, Festival de Cine de Alcalá de Henares, Spain, 2020 (Special Mention)

23rd Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Greece, 2020 (competition)

45th Cleveland International Film Festival, USA, 2021 (competition)

Cordillera International Film Festival, USA, 2021 (competition)

28th Astra Film Festiva, Romania, 2021 (competition)