Thank you to everyone who joined us on July, 24th 2020 for our exclusive screening of ESPN's 'Be Water' followed by a Live Q&A Discussion with Director Bao Nguyen, CEO of The Bruce Lee Family Companies Shannon Lee, Host of United Shades of America Kamau Bell, and Author Jeff Chang.

About Be Water: In Be Water, Director Bao Nguyen, combines rare archival photos and footage along with revealing interviews with Lee’s family and friends, offering an intimate look at the world’s most famous martial arts master and his many struggles against systemic racism. It broadcasted this summer as part of ESPN’s highly acclaimed 30 For 30 documentary series, breaking ratings records.

Facebook Live Q&A Discussion: 6:45pm PT/9:45pm ET

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Bao Nguyen is an award-winning Vietnamese American director and producer whose past work has been seen in the New York Times, HBO, NBC, Vice, ARTE, and PBS. In Be Water, director Bao Nguyen, combines rare archival photos and footage along with revealing interviews with Lee’s surviving family and friends, offering both an intimate look at the world’s most famous martial arts master and his many struggles against systemic racism. Be Water premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and was selected into the Cannes Film Festival. It broadcasted earlier this summer as part of ESPN’s highly acclaimed 30 For 30 documentary series where it broke ratings records.
W. Kamau Bell is a sociopolitical comedian and author who hosts and executive produces the Emmy Award-winning CNN Original Series "United Shades of America," airing Sundays at 10 p.m. ET. His stand-up comedy special, Private School Negro, is on Netflix, and he serves as the ACLU's Celebrity Ambassador for Racial Justice. 
Shannon Lee is the CEO of the Bruce Lee Family Companies. She was the executive producer of the 2008 television series The Legend of Bruce Lee, based on her father's life, the 2009 documentary film How Bruce Lee Changed the World, and the 2019 Cinemax series Warrior
Jeff Chang is a critically acclaimed, award-winning journalist and author. His latest book, We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation (Picador), was named the Northern California Nonfiction Book Of The Year, and the Washington Post declared it “the smartest book of the year.” He was named by The Utne Reader as one of "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World,” by KQED as an Asian Pacific American Local Hero, and by the Yerba Buena Center for The Arts as one of its 2016 YBCA 100 list of those “shaping the future of American culture.”  He was recently named to the Frederick Douglass 200 as one of “200 living individuals who best embody the work and spirit of Douglass. You can purchase his latest book, We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation.