Shaolin School is an observational diary-film based on my experiences living in and filming at my dad’s martial arts boarding school in China. The film is about the kids, who are mostly from disadvantaged backgrounds or have dropped out of school, and about my father, who dreams to build a legacy for Shaolin kungfu. As their paths cross, I am sometimes caught in the middle, trying to make sense of it all, and following their journeys through adversity, maturity, and into society.
This project began in 2019 and is currently seeking funding for completion. If you’d like to know more, please get in touch. If you’d like to donate to support the film, you can do so here.