Special guest authors Rick Wing and Greglon Lee will introduce the film at 6:00. Film starts at 6:30.
Rick and Greglon knew Bruce Lee from different vantage points, and they are friends. Greglon Lee co-wrote The Dragon and the Tiger: The Birth of Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do. Rick Wing wrote the e-book Showdown in Oakland: The Sory Behind the Wong Jack Man-Bruce Lee Fight. A brief Q&A and book sales will follow the film.
Dragon--The Bruce Lee Story. As a teenager, the accomplished martial artist seriously injures a British citizen in Hong Kong, and is sent to San Francisco where he was born. While working as a dishwasher, Lee begins to study philosophy, and in time develops a personal martial arts discipline, Jeet Kune-Do, which blends Kung Fu fighting techniques with lessons gained from his philosophical research. Bruce Lee’s career as a movie sensation follows soon after, but with a sad ending. The film is based on a biography by his widow, Linda Lee Caldwell.PG-13 | 120 Minutes | 1993 | Popcorn!
Library film festival showing movies set in and/or filmed in San Francisco.