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Friday’s film: Fist of Legend

Fist of Legend 2 Friday, Aug. 28, 2009, 8:00 PM
Starring Jet Li, Yasuaki Kurata, Billy Chow, Chin Siu-ho. Directed by Gordon Chan. Action direction by Yuen Woo-ping.

In this 1994 film, Jet Li plays Chen Zhen, the hero made famous by Bruce Lee in FIST OF FURY, who avenges the death of his teacher despite the opposition of the Japanese military. (Special thanks to Bey Logan, Vice-president of Asian Acquisitions and Co-production at The Weinstein Company, for permitting the screening of the Dragon Dynasty DVD Fist of Legend.)

lion1Friday’s film will be preceded by a lion dance, a demonstration class, and a Kung Fu demonstration from approximately 6:30 PM to 7:30PM by the Wah Lum Kung Fu Athletic Association. Learn more about the demonstration classes at this year’s Films at the Gate. Tonight’s film will also be preceded by a short film by local filmmaker Nathan A. Quattrini titled: FIVE MINUTES FLAT at approximately 7:30 PM.

Thanks for helping us bring back a tradition of watching movies together in Chinatown. Full film scheduleDirections and details.