2011 Chinese Film and Culture Festival: Film Screening — Benny Chen's "Shaolin"October 10, 2011
Director: Benny Chen
Starring: Andy Lau, Nicolas Tse, and Fan Bingbing
Hou Jie is a ruthless warlord who is betrayed by his subordinate, Cao Man. After his daughter dies and his wife leaves him, Hou Jie meets a monk, Wudao, who has been working in the kitchen of the Shaolin Temple. Hou Jie finally grasps the spirit of Zen and becomes friends with his enemies, three young monks from the Shaolin Temple named Jingneng, Jinghai, and Jingkong. Hou Jie then converts to Buddhism and leads a group of monks to fight against Cao Man. The group risks their lives to protect refugees.
This event is free.
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The goal of the Chinese Film and Culture Festival is to improve communication and understanding between China and the U.S. through cultural and artistic exchange.