BE WATER

Directed by: Bao Nguyen 2020 | 96 min.

Section: Documentary Panorama

Premiere: Hawaii Special Screening



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Martial artist. Actor. Philosopher. Choreographer. Filmmaker. Legend. These words summarize the Asian American icon who inspired the world with his groundbreaking work before dying mysteriously and suddenly at the age of 32. Yet many often forget that he was a man who struggled against many limitations: racism, xenophobia, and even his own ego. Bruce Lee made the most of his time on Earth, reminding us all of the importance of adaptation, persistence, and ambitious in the pursuit of greatness: in short, to be water.

BE WATER is a feature-length documentary that offers a unique glimpse into the man behind the myth, featuring interviews from celebrity friends, members of his own family, and even private letters written by Bruce Lee. BE WATER premiered at Sundance 2020 and competed in the U.S. Dramatic Feature competition. In June, it had its U.S. broadcast debut on ESPN as part of the sports broadcaster’s 30 on 30 documentary series, breaking ratings records. It is an official selection of the 2020 Cannes Film Festival in the Cannes Classics section.

Synopsis written by: Lee Ngo

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Cast & Crew

Director Bao Nguyen
Producer Bao Nguyen, Jenna Anthony, Gentry Kirby, Kristen Lappas, Adam Neuhaus, Julia Nottingham
Cinematographer Caleb Heller
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