Films at the Gate

Films at the Gate 2007

Films at the Gate 2007


The Films

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.

Swordsman (1992)
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.

2007 Links

Photos via Flickr.

Event video on YouTube or at higher resolution here.

Festival Poster.

News story via Sampan.

2007 Sponsors

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 • • Massachusetts Turnpike Authority • Simmons College Asian Student Association • Swank Motion Pictures • Mark Tomizawa • Tufts-New England Medical Center • Wong Family Association

2007 Credits

Presented by the Asian Community Development Corporation • Curated by Jean Lukitsh • Produced by Sam & Leslie Davol