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Film: The First Emperor of China

The Bowers Museum presents a film on China's history.

December 31, 2011 1:30pm to 12:00am

Learn about the achievements, ambition and legacy of the first emperor of China. (1990) From the inner sanctum of Emperor Qin's royal palace to fierce battles with feudal kings, this lavish historical drama recreates the glory and the terror of the Qin Dynasty.

Through newly-produced film footage and still photos, this unique documentary tells the story of Qin Shi Huang Di, the third century emperor of China. The video explores the ruler's role in unifying the country and building the Great Wall, and then brings you on a tour of his elaborate burial complex.
This breathtaking IMAX film presents the history of China's first Emperor, Qin, who reigned during the third century B.C. Gatefold jacket includes maps, timeline and other historical information. Narrated by Christopher Plummer.

Running time is 42 minutes.

Free to members; Free with paid admission; $8 general
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(714) 567-3600