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Pui Chan: Kung Fu Pioneer


With director Mimi Chan in person

Dir. Mimi Chan. 2012, 86 mins. Digital projection. Step into the extraordinary life of a Chinese immigrant who achieved the American dream. This biography follows a boy who learns the value of hard work and perseverance through kung fu training. He escapes the harshness of political oppression, bravely ventures out, and embraces opportunity in a new land. The now highly recognized Grandmaster Pui Chan is one of the pioneers responsible for bringing traditional kung fu to America. Mimi Chan will appear in person at the screening, with special guests who will perform a traditional Chinese lion dance.

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