The first two nights of Films at the Gate have been wonderful—not an empty seat in the “house.” If you are coming down this weekend, feel free to bring your own seating so we can offer more chairs to seniors and kids. For the first time in seven years, Leslie and I will have to [...]
What began seven years ago on a vacant lot continues on the Greenway: Films at the Gate returns for a seventh year, starting tomorrow, Thursday 8/23. Join us as we create a free, outdoor theater, showing Kung-Fu and classic Chinese-language films under the stars, next to the Chinatown Gate. Film schedule and details here. Movies roll at [...]
Films at the Gate starts is almost here! Check out the 2012 schedule chosen by curator Jean Lukitsh. Here’s another terrific post from Jean about one of her picks SHAOLIN TEMPLE. Thanks Jean! To say that Cheung Sing-yim (1935- ), the director of Jet Li’s debut film THE SHAOLIN TEMPLE, is relatively unknown is putting [...]
Films at the Gate is only a few weeks away, and our curator Jean Lukitsh has been hard at work. The 2012 schedule is available here. Here’s a post from Jean about one of her selections: ONE ARMED BOXER VS. THE FLYING GUILLOTINE. Thanks Jean! Wang Yu is one of the first modern kung fu stars. [...]
It’s time again for Films at the Gate! Every summer, Street Lab works with Jean Lukitsh, the Asian Community Development Corporation, and local volunteers to transform a vacant lot near Boston’s Chinatown Gate into a free, outdoor theater, showing Kung-Fu and classic Chinese-language films under the stars. Learn about the project here. Join us outside [...]
Films at the Gate comes to an end early this year. We will not be on the Greenway this weekend in Chinatown Park due to the approaching storm. Thank you to everyone who transformed a vacant lot into a cinema on Thursday and Friday. Keep dry. Stay safe. See you next year.
Here are some images from the past few days on the lot. Thanks to photographers Jeremy Osborn, Malcolm Davol, and Biying Zhang. Got some Films at the Gate photos to share? Send them over and we’ll do our best to post them here.