Ip Man Fact & Fiction: Creating the Legend of Bruce Lee's Teacher

Part of Fist and Sword (2016)
Friday, July 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

A presentation by Alex Richter 

Title sponsor: Hong Kong Economic Trade Office New York 
Followed by a dessert reception

Ip Man (also known as Yip Man) was a legendary Chinese martial artist and master teacher of Bruce Lee. The life and legend of Ip Man in popular culture is the subject of this presentation by Chinese martial arts authority and Wing Tsun sifu Alex Richter, who will share film clips, photos, and behind-the-scenes stories as well as screen a teaser preview of his television project, The Real Yip Man. Richter will also discuss the parallels between the new serialized fiction of Yip Man and the comparable Wong Fei Hung film and television series. Warrington Hudlin, curator of the Fist and Sword series, will moderate the talk and discussion. Program duration: 90 mins.

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