Spotlight: Pei-Pei Cheng
Pei-Pei Cheng’s breakout role as the dart-throwing expert swordswoman in COME DRINK WITH ME portended fearsome, powerhouse performances to come in an internationally renowned career in film and television.
May 14, 2018
Join the “Queen of Swords,” actress and martial arts legend Pei-Pei Cheng, in an intimate on-stage conversation at China Live. Dine on a selection of delectable bites and inspired refreshments from executive chef George Chen as we celebrate the career of our CAAMFest Spotlight honoree.
In the film that revolutionized the wuxia genre, a gang of bandits battle against a mysterious swordswoman, Golden Swallow, while a drunken master combats his long time foe. With poisoned darts and slicing bloodshed, COME DRINK WITH ME set the stage for the dance-like martial arts choreography we know today.
May 15, 2018
When Maria finds out her husband has been having an affair, she breaks out of her shell, making friends with the local park ladies and silent disco dancing on the grass. MEDITATION PARK, is a light-hearted film filled with humor, self-love, and liberation, starring the legendary Pei-Pei Cheng (CAAMFest 2018’s Spotlight Honoree), Sandra Oh, and Tzi Ma.
Continuing the saga of Golden Swallow from COME DRINK WITH ME, Chang Cheh centers this sequel upon a love triangle with a cutthroat philosophical dilemma. As Golden Swallow trains peacefully with Iron Whip, her old beau, Silver Roc, impersonates her while killing evil gangsters to get her attention.