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A Night of Hong Kong Kung Fu Cinema

Join Craig Reid in the presentation of a double feature of renowned martial arts film director Liu Chia-Liang's films.

February 29, 2008 8:00pm to 10:00pm

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin (1978) This award winning film traces the true-life story of Monk San Te (portrayed by Gordon Liu), one of the fabled Ten Tigers of Shaolin. This film opens the Shaolin temple doors and changed the direction Hong Kong kung-fu cinema. 

Eight Diagram Pole Fighter (1983) Starring Alexander Fu Shen in his last film, this cinematic treat chronicles the heroics of the real-life Yang family men, which gave rise to the 9th century legendary Yang women warriors who successfully lead the Chinese army against foreign invaders.