Asia in Film

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Movie

Age Group:

Adults

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Title -- The Shaolin Kid (2012) 1h 21m

Andre, an eight year old American boy has just one dream: to be a Kungfu master like Jackie Chan. When he is offered the chance to enter the legendary Shaolin Temple, his father must take the heartbreaking decision to leave the mother behind and follow his son to China. While father and son face the unknown together, the mother must now face life without her family. All three members of the family, husband, wife and son now face their own unique set of challenges along this martial arts journey.

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library, Asiatic Philharmonia Society, and the Durbin-Zheng Family. Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.


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