Every summer, the Chinatown Park beside Boston’s Chinatown Gate becomes a free, outdoor theater, showing Kung-Fu and classic Chinese-language films under the stars. Learn more and see list of sponsors at www.filmsatthegate.org.
Date: Thursday to Sunday, August 23 to 26, 2012
Time: 7PM Short films and live performances
8PM or after sundown: Main feature
Films will have English subtitles or summaries will be provided.
Location: Boston Chinatown Gate
(Chinatown Park on Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway)
Download Films At The Gate Sponsorship Sign Up Form
Be a sponsor or make a gift in support of Films at the Gate and ACDC's Community Programs.
Folding chairs will be available on a first-come, first serve basis. Please feel free to bring your own seating and Chinese takeout.
Films at the Gate is a collaborative project of several Chinatown residents, businesses and ACDC.
The event seeks to:
1) increase awareness of ACDC's community programs
2) improve awareness of Boston's Chinatown as a site of cultural activity
3) restore a tradition of shared, public experience of Chinese-language films in Chinatown
4) provide temporary community use of Chinatown's underutilized spaces draw foot-traffic to neighborhood restaurants and make downtown Boston a destination beyond the working hours