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Aug
23
to Aug 25

14th Annual Films at the Gate Festival

Join ACDC and the Chinatown community for the 14th annual Films at the Gate Festival! As always, the festival is free and open to community members of all ages and backgrounds! Our festival program proudly highlights the stories and work of Asian immigrant and Asian American filmmakers and artists.

Support the festival by downloading a sponsor form and mailing a check and completed form (more instructions noted on the form) or pay online with a credit card using the options below:

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS
(benefits for each level listed in sponsor form linked above)
PROGRAM AD OPTIONS
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SUPPORT THIS YOUTH-ORGANIZED FESTIVAL WITH A DONATION!
Director PamelaTom and Tyrus.jpg

Meet Filmmaker Pamela Tom

All proceeds fund the A-VOYCE youth leadership program.

SCHEDULE FOR ALL 3 DAYS

5:30PM Games and activities for families
7:00PM Live performances
7:30PM Welcome program
8:00PM Main feature

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Friday
Lion Dance and Martial Arts Demonstration by Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy
Main Feature: Tyrus, 73 minutes, presented in English with Chinese subtitles

Saturday
Main Feature: Little Big Soldier, 96 minutes, rated PG-13, presented in Mandarin with English subtitles

Sunday
Martial Arts Demonstration by Bow Sim Mark Tai Chi Arts Association
Introduction by Klysler Yen, Donnie Yen’s father!
Main Feature: Big Brother, 101 minutes, presented in Cantonese with English subtitles

Details

  • The event is free to attend — bring your friends!

  • We are providing limited seating (250 chairs). Guests are welcome to bring their own chairs!

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS & SPONSORS!

Presenting Sponsors

Mantis Sponsors

Tiger Sponsors

Donors

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Mass Cultural Council, and administered by the Mayor’s Office of Arts and Culture. This program is also supported in part by a grant from the Mass Cultural Council.

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2018 Films at the Gate Festival
Aug
24
to Aug 26

2018 Films at the Gate Festival

2018 FILMS AT THE GATE FESTIVAL

Friday, August 24 - Sunday, August 26

THANK YOU to all of our sponsors, partners, amazing team of high school volunteers and community members for coming out and supporting ACDC’s Annual Films at the Gate, which revives the tradition of the Chinatown movie house. This annual event is organized and run by youth! The festival revitalizes Chinatown, brings together neighbors of diverse backgrounds and ages, and introduces kung fu films to a new generation.

Check out this year's program book:

2018 Schedule:

Films at the Gate (FATG) will begin at 5:30pm everyday with games and food, followed by performances and films. 

5:30PM Games and activities for families
7:00PM Live performances
7:30PM Welcome program
8:00PM Main feature

2018 Program Schedule

Thank you to our generous sponsors and supporters!

This program is in part supported by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Mass Cultural Council, and administered by the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture.

Directions to the festival:

We suggest taking public transit if possible, due to limited street parking in Chinatown. The Chinatown Gate is closet to the Chinatown T stop on the Orange Line, to South Station on the Red Line, and to the Tufts Medical Center stop on the Silver Line.

Click on map marker to look up directions to the event.

 

Check out photos from this year's Festival courtesy of A-VOYCE youth, Lee-Daniel Tran:

Many thanks to Films at the Gate curator Jean Lukitsh and to our founding producers, Sam & Leslie Davol for keeping this tradition alive!

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Films at the Gate Festival
Aug
25
to Aug 27

Films at the Gate Festival

Friday, August 25 - Sunday, August 27

Thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers and to everyone who joined us for the Films at the Gate Festival! 

Schedule:

Films at the Gate (FATG) will officially begin at 5:30pm everyday with games and food, followed by performances and films. 

5:30PM Games and activities for families
7:00PM Live performances
7:30PM Welcome
8:00PM Main feature

Friday (8/25)
7:15pm Martial Arts performance by Wah Lum
8:00pm Feature: My Life in China, with an introduction by the film's director, Kenneth Eng

Saturday (8/26)
7:15pm Martial Arts performance by Daoist Gate
8:00pm Feature: Ip Man 3

Sunday (8/27)
7:15pm Martial Arts performance by Bow Sim Tai Chi Arts Association
8:00pm Feature: Butterfly Sword, with guest speaker, Klyster Yen, Donnie Yen's father

If you would like to make a donation to this event or volunteer, email info@asiancdc.org for more information.

Click on map marker for directions to the event.

 
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