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3-D martial arts documentary to be launched in 2013

Published on Aug 4, 2012 3:51 PM
 
A Shaolin monk practices kung fu during the shooting of the first 3-D documentary about the legendary temple. Diehard fans of Chinese martial arts will be able to enjoy kung fu as if they were in the presence of masters thanks to the launch of a 3-D documentary set in the legendary Shaolin Temple. -- PHOTO: CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

(CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Diehard fans of Chinese martial arts will be able to enjoy kung fu as if they were in the presence of masters thanks to the launch of a 3-D documentary set in the legendary Shaolin Temple.

The 60-minute Shaolin Boot Camp showcases the life of Hollywood actor and martial artist Jason Scott Lee as he learns about the Shaolin Temple, its traditions and kung fu from Shaolin monks over a two-week period.

Shooting of the documentary wrapped up on Thursday.

Mr Shi Yongxin, the abbot of the temple, tonsured Lee and guided his practice.

 
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