Enter The Dragon (18) Film Screening + Q&A

Enter The Dragon (18) Film Screening + Q&A

Mon 16 Sep 2019
19:00 - 21:00 (2h including Q&A)
Kung Fu Film Festival 2019
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"The picture is expertly made and well-meshed; it moves like lightning and brims with color. It is also the most savagely murderous and numbing hand-hacker (not a gun in it) you will ever see anywhere."
The New York Times
Language: English
_ Price: £6
_ Age Group: 18+
_ Venue: Red Lecture Theatre
Tickets

Lee, a highly proficient Shaolin martial artist and instructor from Hong Kong, is approached by Braithwaite, a British intelligence agent investigating the suspected crime lord Han. Lee is persuaded to attend a high-profile martial arts competition on Han’s private island in order to gather evidence that will prove Han’s involvement in drug trafficking and prostitution

Enter the Dragon is a 1973 martial arts action film produced by and starring Bruce Lee. The film, which co-stars John Saxon and Jim Kelly, was directed by Robert Clouse. It would be Bruce Lee’s final completed film appearance before his death on 20 July 1973 at age 32. A joint American and Hong Kong production, it premiered in Los Angeles on 19 August 1973, one month after Lee’s death.

A Q&A session will take place after the showing with film critic Iana Murray, Edinburgh-based Kung Fu master Kami Newton and Gu Yu (PHD Culture and Film, Specialism in Chinese Culture).

KUNG FU FILM FESTIVAL

Summerhall presents Scotland’s first ever Kung Fu Film Festival this September. From classics including Bruce Lee’s Enter The Dragon to hidden comedy gems like Shaolin Soccer and Kung Fu Hustle, celebrate some of the greatest action film-making ever with us across 1 week only.

Your un-ripped Kung Fu Film Festival ticket gets 20% off all food and drink from The Royal Dick Pub, valid 16th – 22nd September.

You can also take your food and drink into the Red Lecture Theatre to enjoy while you watch!

Please order all food 1 hour in advance of the screening if you would like to dine-in.

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