RZA will be live scoring the classic martial arts movie The 36th Chamber of Shaolin. He will be re-purposing Wu-Tang Clan music to re-score the entire film from it's opening scene to the final minute. RZA first saw the movie when he was 12 and it has inspired him to this day. Talking to Beyond Fest, RZA discussed on how the film's plot struck him right away.
“Beyond the kung-fu, it was the reality of the situation that hit me. Growing up as a black kid in America, I didn’t know that that kind of story had existed anywhere else."
There will be three screenings of the film. Two in Austin and one in Los Angeles. Check out the dates below.
Thursday, September 29 @ 10:45 a.m.
Fantastic Fest at Alamo Drafthouse - Festival attendants only
Thursday, September 29 @ 7:00 p.m.
Stateside Theatre at the Paramount – Open to public, tickets here
Wednesday, October 12
Los Angeles, CA
Egyptian Theatre – open to the public - tickets available soon