Saturday, January 21, 2012

"I Am Bruce Lee" Documentary Arrives in February

I Am Bruce Lee: Premiere Screening Events for Documentary Film Feb 9th and 15th in 150 Theaters in 60+ Cities Nationwide

Bruce Lee returns to the big screen in the Year of the Dragon!

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Thursday, February 9th and Wednesday, February 15th the new feature length documentary film, I Am Bruce Lee, will be released exclusively for a two-night screening event in 150 theaters in 60+ cities across the U.S.

I Am Bruce Lee is the first documentary to truly tell Bruce Lee’s story in his own words and actions, as well as through the eyes of a diverse cast of international stars from the worlds of film, television, music and sports.

The film’s original interviews feature a broad spectrum of worldwide stars, including UFC President Dana White who calls Lee the “Father of Mixed Martial Arts,” NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, boxing champions Manny Pacquiao and Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, UFC stars Jon Jones, Cung Le, Stephan Bonnar and Gina Carano, actor and star of the hit show ‘Modern Family’ Ed O’Neill, Academy Award Nominated actor Mickey Rourke, the Black Eye Peas’ Taboo, Bruce Lee’s daughter Shannon Lee and his wife Linda Lee Cadwell, among many others.

I Am Bruce Lee presents a rich cinematic view of the life of Bruce Lee, and features the best of Bruce Lee’s groundbreaking martial arts action films, punctuated with an evocative score and rarely seen archival footage. Working with Bruce’s daughter Shannon Lee, the film features previously unseen home movies and interviews, classic photos and dynamic visuals and graphics. “My family and I are so proud of this film, which truly portrays the legacy of my father and his incredible story,” says executive producer Shannon Lee.

The documentary is produced by award-winning studio Network Entertainment, the producers of 2010’s Academy Award shortlisted documentary Facing Ali, and directed by acclaimed filmmaker Pete McCormack.

Network Entertainment Presents I Am Bruce Lee. Produced by Derik Murray, Executive Produced by Paul Gertz and Shannon Lee, Directed by Pete McCormack. Run Time: 94 minutes, Genre: Documentary, Rating: This film is not rated.

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1 comment:

  1. I’m so excited to see this film especially since Shannon Lee is the executive producer. Recently all I’ve had to watch of Bruce Lee are the documentaries and older films starring Bruce Lee that I’ve found on They actually have a great selection and they’re free to watch without having to sign into the site. These movies may be easier to watch than this new documentary because of the limited show times. Thank you for the link, I checked the show times for I Am Bruce Lee in my state and there is one on February 9th. I love movies which is no surprise that I work for DISH, and seeing Bruce Lee on a big screen is a once in a lifetime opportunity! Take your kids so that they too can witness what an incredible individual Bruce Lee was.