Be Water

Hosted by Storyspaces OH

When

December 9, 11:40 AM EST

Price

Free Screening

Available in

United States of America

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About the event

Presented by ESPN Films and hosted by Steve Jang (Kindred Ventures)Premiered earlier this year at Sundance, 'Be Water' is an incredible documentary film directed by Bao Nguyen about the life and art of Bruce Lee. Rejected by Hollywood, Bruce Lee returned to Hong Kong to complete four films. Charting his struggles in two worlds, Be Water explores questions of identity and representation through rare archive, intimate interviews, and his writings.Please stick around immediately following the screening for a special discussion featuring the film's director, Bao Nguyen; Bruce Lee's daughter, Shannon Lee; Ford Foundation’s Chi-hui Yang; Culture writer Phil Yu (Angry Asian Man); and Celebrity chef and 'Ugly Delicious' host, Dave Chang.

About the film

In 1971, after being rejected by Hollywood, Bruce Lee returned to his parents’ homeland of Hong Kong to complete four iconic films. Charting his struggles between two worlds, this intimate and timely portrait explores questions of identity and representation through the use of rare archival, interviews with loved ones and Bruce’s own writings. Be Water is an official Sundance Film Festival selection. “An unexpectedly urgent film (GQ).”

Genre

Documentary

Runtime

1h 44m

Director

Bao Nguyen

Cast

Bruce Lee

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