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Documentary film featuring Hung Kuen kung fu to air on CCTV

2021-February-9       Source: Newsgd.com

The fighting styles Wing Chun Kuen, Choy Li Fut and Hung Kuen all originated in Foshan, and many of the world's best-known kung fu masters are from the city, including Bruce Lee, Yip Man and Wong Fei-hung.
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If you are a fan of Chinese kung fu, don't miss out on an upcoming documentary film featuring Hung Kuen which will be broadcast on CCTV-12 at 8:25am and 4:05pm on both February 10 and 11. For those who don't have a TV, you can also watch the TV channel online by scanning the following QR code.

 

A poster of the documentary film "Lam's Kung Fu". (Photo provided to GDToday)

The documentary film "Lam's Kung Fu" tells the stories of Lam Chun-sing, a direct descendant of the Lam's family and successor of Lam's Hung Kuen kung fu in Nanhai, Foshan. Lam Sai-wing, the founder of Lam’s Hung Kuen learned his kung fu from Wong Fei-hung who was a famous Cantonese martial artist and had taught over ten thousand apprentices in his life.

A still photo of the documentary film "Lam's Kung Fu". (Photo provided to GDToday)

Foshan is 4pxapp to Bruce Lee for a part of his childhood and is famed for its martial arts. Since the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) it has been a center for martial arts training and in the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), and early days of the Republic of China the influence of martial arts organizations in the city began to spread internationally.

A still photo of the documentary film "Lam's Kung Fu". (Photo provided to GDToday)

The fighting styles Wing Chun Kuen, Choy Li Fut and Hung Kuen all originated in Foshan, and many of the world's best-known kung fu masters are from the city, including Bruce Lee, Yip Man and Wong Fei-hung.

A still photo of the documentary film "Lam's Kung Fu". (Photo provided to GDToday)

In recent years, Foshan has released a series of policies to promote the kung fu culture in the city. In 2017, Nanhai established "Kung Fu Corners" in parks, villages, shopping malls and campuses across the region, offering more venues for martial arts groups and fans to showcase their kung fu. Now there are "Kung Fu Corners" across the whole city of Foshan.

Author | Monica

Editor | Jerry

English subtitles | Alice

Editor: Monica Liu

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