IN PURSUIT OF LIGHT
Tongdao Zhang | Mainland China | 86 MIN | Mandarin and English with English Subtitles
WED MAR 22 | 7:00 PM | 400 Ranstead St
Over hundred years of development, the Chinese film industry has been through a lot. Lisa Lu, a nearly hundred year old Chinese American actress, stands for a book of Chinese film history herself. In the film, Lisa Lu talks about her life, career, and her on going process of dream pursuing inside the movie world. During this journey, she’ll also bring out a couple more memorable Chinese filmmakers. Including one of the first Asian actress who has her own “star” on the Hollywood Boulevard, Anna May Wong; Minwei Li, who made a huge contribution to China by documenting the warfare; Chusheng Cai, one of the founders of Chinese feature film; and the world famous martial artist, Bruce Lee. All of them, including Lisa Lu had gone through their toughest period of the nation and its people all around the world, and they decided to carry the national honor on their shoulders, with such a strong mentality and the purest pursuit of art.
Cast: Lisa Lu