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.
About the director:
Zhang Tongdao. Professor of School of Arts and Communication, Beijing Normal University (BNU), Head of Documentary Center, BNU, and a documentary producer. He served as a judge to China Golden Eagle TV Art Festival, Shanghai International TV Festival, Sichuan International TV Festival, Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival, and Qatar Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival. He also made documentary films, Kids Kingdom (2009), Born in 2000 (2019), and a number of TV documentary series.