Monday, April 13, 2020

Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster (一代宗師) online with Pitt's Asian Studies Center, April 15.

The Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh will present the 2013 Wong Kar Wai film The Grandmaster (一代宗師) online on April 15.
SCREENSHOT:ASIA will be hosting a second Netflix and Ramen event. Directed by Wong Kar Wai and released in 2013, The Grandmaster is a martial arts drama that takes place during the decline of the last Chinese dynasty. Highlighting the action filled life of Ip Man, the master of wing chun (martial arts), the film spans from the 1930s to Ip Man's death in 1972. Threatened and challenged by Gong Yuitan and his daughter, Gong Er, Ip Man is chosen to represent the community of Southern masters. Even after his first fight with Gong Er and his move to Hong Kong, Ip Man is unable to leave Gong Er in his past.

Please join us on Wednesday, April 15 at 7 PM on Netflix Party. To register, please visit the ticket link found on this event page.

*Ramen is bring-your-own and will not be provided. Viewers MUST have Netflix and the Netflix Party Google Chrome Extension.
It starts at 7:00 pm and registration can be completed online.

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