Screen Asia: "Enter the Dragon" and Costume Contest

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Enter the Dragon (1973, USA, Hong Kong)

Due to inclement weather, the film screening will be moved inside to the Allen Education Center. Guests are still invited to wear costumes, bring blankets and snacks; the cash bar will be available to purchase beverages.

 

Join us for a free screening of the cult classic Enter the Dragon. International superstar Bruce Lee is an undercover operative competing in an international kung fu tournament hosted by a reclusive crime lord. This feature, which was deemed culturally significant and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry of the US Library of Congress, was the first Chinese martial arts film produced by a major Hollywood studio. Enter the Dragon also marks the first on-screen appearance of both Hong Kong film legends Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan, who has a cameo in a fight scene.

Come dressed up in your favorite costume inspired by the film, Hong Kong culture, or martial arts for a chance to win a special edition copy of the film and a complimentary one-year membership to Asia Society Texas Center. No check-in for the costume contest is required. Simply be in the Allen Education Center between 7:45 and 8:00 pm . We will call contestants to the stage and the winner will be decided through audience applause. The winner will be announced before the start of the film.

Please note: Attendees are not permitted to bring outside alcoholic beverages due to the event’s policy. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase at the event.

Language: English
Runtime: 102 minutes
Rated R

 

Bank of America is the presenting sponsor of performing arts and cultural programs, with generous support from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, the Hearst Foundation, and Mickey Rosenau & Dr. Ellen Gritz. Lead support is provided by the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, The Clayton Fund, the Favrot Fund, and the Wortham Foundation. Support is also provided by Friends of Performing Arts & Culture, a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in public programming to Houston.

Presenting Sponsor

Bank of America

Program Sponsors

City of HoustonHouston Arts Alliance

Event Details

Fri 21 Aug 2015
8 - 10 p.m.

1370 Southmore Blvd. Houston, TX 77004 713.496.9901

Free and open to the public
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