Films at the Gate 2007
The Greatest Wedding on Earth (1962)
A rarely seen, classic comedy with Cantonese opera star Leung Sing-po. WED 9/5/07.
Forbidden City Cop (1996)
Stephen Chow saves the day as an inept but resourceful Imperial bodyguard. (Short: Romance of the Western Chamber-1927.) THU 9/6/07.
Shanghai Express (1986)
Sammo Hung leads an all-star cast in this “kung fu western” about a gang planning a train robbery in 1930s rural China. FRI 9/7/07.
Swordfighting action with a light touch. Choreography by Ching Siu-tung (Shaolin Soccer, Hero). SAT 9/8/07.
Project A (1983)
Jackie Chan is a Coast Guard cadet in 1920s Hong Kong in this silent movie-inspired kung fu romp. (Short: Labourer’s Love-1922.) SUN 9/9/07.
Photos via Flickr.
News story via Sampan.
Tufts-New England Medical Center • DLA Piper US LLP • Boston Society of Architects, Black Architects Forum •Massachusetts Asian and Pacific Islanders for Health • Chinese Wu-Shu Research Institute • Prof. Pai-Ling Yin, on behalf of Dr. & Mrs. Chih-An and Shing-Wen Yin • Oasis Development Enterprises, Inc • Fair Housing Center • Lillian Lew-Hailer • Asian Boston Magazine • South Station Concierge & Tourist Information • Berwick Research Institute • Mary Fuller • Harvey Leong
2007 Special Thanks
Asian Community Development Corporation (Amy Cheung, Mary Fuller, Alan Ratliff, Iris Tan) • Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center • Bow Sim Mark Tai Chi • The Brattle Theater • Chinatown Main Street • Harvard First-Urban Program • Imperial Seafood Restaurant/ Albert Leung • Shana Lee • massnonprofit.org • Massachusetts Turnpike Authority • Simmons College Asian Student Association • Swank Motion Pictures • Mark Tomizawa • Tufts-New England Medical Center • Wong Family Association
Presented by the Asian Community Development Corporation • Curated by Jean Lukitsh • Produced by Sam & Leslie Davol