15th International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh 2022

Kung Fu Girl

出手吧!女生 (Chinese / Mandarin)

China | 98 min | Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sports, Other | 2019 | Feature Film (Live Action) | Chinese / Mandarin

Kung Fu Girl is an action fantasy about Lisa, a 12-year old student who challenges the school bully, and in her journey through real and virtual worlds learns to strengthen a fractured bond with her father.

বাংলা

কুং ফু গার্ল হল একটি অ্যাকশন ফ্যান্টাসি । এটি 'লিসা' নামক একজন ১২ বছর বয়সী ছাত্রীর ব্যাপারে, যে স্কুলের উৎপীড়নকে চ্যালেঞ্জ করে এবং বাস্তব ও ভার্চুয়াল জগতের মাধ্যমে তার যাত্রায় তার বাবার সাথে একটি ভাঙা বন্ধনকে শক্তিশালী করতে শেখে।

Original Language

电影《出手吧!女生》将游戏、少年功夫、家庭教育等元素融为一体,寓教于乐,温暖感人。影片讲述一个爱打抱不平的武校女生李响通过父亲没日没夜开发的虚拟现实(VR)技术进入游戏,精进武功、重塑自我的故事。 Kung Fu Girl is an action fantasy about Lisa, a 12-year old student who challenges the school bully, and in her journey through real and virtual worlds learns to strengthen a fractured bond with her father.

Mr. Kenny Gage

Always passionate for action, the duo designed all of the fights in 'Kung Fu Girl' and have their fingerprints on the stunt choreography of every film they direct. Kenny Gage was the Fight Choreographer on the Zoe Bell action film 'Raze'. Their films have been seen on: Showtime, The Movie Channel, Hulu, iTunes, Amazon and all national VOD/EST platforms.

Filmography: Kung Fu Girl (2019)

Mr. Devon Downs

Always passionate for action, the duo designed all of the fights in 'Kung Fu Girl' and have their fingerprints on the stunt choreography of every film they direct. Their films have been seen on: Showtime, The Movie Channel, Starz, Hulu, Lifetime, LMN, BET Digital, iTunes, Amazon, VUDU, AMC Theaters and all national VOD/EST platforms.

Filmography: Anarchy Parlor (2015) Writers/Directors Horror shot on location in Lithuania: Starring Robert Lasardo (Nip/Tuck). Distributed by Gravitas, AMC theatrical release plus nationwide VOD/EST, Showtime and The Movie Channel, Hulu, Blu Ray & DVD. http://gravitasventures.com/anarchy-parlor/ Trailer: 'Anarchy Parlor': http://deadline.com/2015/05/anarchy-parlor-trailer-robert-lasardo-sara-fabel-1201423004/ sisters.gif Sorority Nightmare (fka Twisted Sisters) (2016) Directors Drama: Starring Cassidy Gifford, Sierra McCormick. MarVista Entertainment aired on Lifetime Network primetime #1 rated Lifetime program the day. http://www.today.com/popculture/watch-klg-s-daughter-cassidy-gifford-new-film-sorority-nightmare-t101501 rebel.png I Need A Rebel (2017) Directors First-ever scripted Digital Series for BET Networks in support of John Singleton's TV Show: Rebel. Starring Erika Ringor (Love & Basketball) Trinten J. Winger (Insecure). http://www.bet.com/shows/rebel/i-need-a-rebel.html A Neighbor's Deception (fka Next Door )(2017) Directors Suspense/Thriller: Starring Ashley Bell (Last Exorcism), Tom Amandes (The Long Kiss Goodnight), Gates McFadden (Star Trek The Next Generation). Marvista Entertainment premiered on Lifetime Movie Network. http://deadline.com/2016/11/ashley-bell-next-door-alex-meraz-bright-david-ayer-1201853108 The Last One BET Networks - The Last One Horror Series (2017) Directors Horror: Starring Ray J, Casey Veggies, Morgan Alexandria, Stephen Barrington, Candice Renee, Kirk Brown, Perri' Camper, Trevon Davis Cynopsis Awards #1 Winner for Stand-Alone Short from a TV Network or Digital Publisher – Series BET Networks short horror series Directed by Devon Downs and Kenny Gage, The series follows four young urban adults who are stuck on the road on a dark night, waiting for help. They told ghost stories to pass the time, but then a stranger arrived and offered to help… http://www.cynopsis.com/events/2018-short-form-video-festival http://thesource.com/2017/09/20/bet-digital-announces-new-horror-series-last-one/ https://www.vibe.com/2017/09/bet-horror-series-the-last-one/ cynthia.jpg Cynthia (2018) Directors/Producers Comedy/Horror: StarringScout Taylor-Compton (Halloween I & II), Sid Haig (Devil's Rejects), Bill Moseley (Devil's Rejects), Robert Lasardo (Nip/Tuck), Lynn Lowery (The Crazies), James Karen (Poltergeist). Latest Review please scroll down after you click the link: https://nerdvanamedia.com/events/2018-phoenix-film-festival-day-1/125466/ http://www.joblo.com/horror-movies/news/sid-haig-scout-taylor-compton-and-robert-lasardo-star-in-cynthia-287 dn.jpg Devious Nanny (AKA The Au Pair) (2018) Directors Suspense/Thriller: Starring Antonio Cupo (Ice 2016-2017, American Mary), (Michelle Borth (Hawaii 5-0) and Olesya Rulin (Powers, High School Musical 3). Marvista Entertainment. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt7133170/ " With all the suspense in the storyline, this movie has one of the best-choreographed fight scenes ever in a Lifetime film. " https://thatdarngirlmovie.reviews/2018/03/04/badtutor-deviousnanny-and-more-tv-reviews/#DeviousNanny "What Worked?... It all worked. This was the type of Lifetime movie that made me fall in love with the unique Lifetime aesthetic in the first place." -Lisa Marie Bowman https://unobtainium13.com/2018/03/03/what-lisa-watched-last-night-175-devious-nanny-dir-by-devon-downs-and-kenny-gage/ Au Pair: Directorial Team of Downs and Gage Give Us the Lowdown on Their Latest Project: http://www.dreadcentral.com/news/239033/directorial-team-downs-gage-give-us-lowdown-latest-project/ ADDITIONAL FILMS PRODUCED BY KENNY GAGE: Raze (2013) Producer/Writer Starring Rachel Nichols, Zoe Bell, Tracy Toms, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was distributed by IFC US and Celluloid Dreams Int. http://www.ifcfilms.com/films/raze Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id29tVGhbFA AR.jpg After the Rain (2016) Producer Starring Daniel Bonjour, Jelly Howie, Catherine Hicks Turn Key FilmsDistributor (2016) (UK) (all media), Distributor (2016) (USA) (all media) https://mubi.com/films/after-the-rain-2016

Screening Schedule

  • 6 Mar
    06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

    Bangladesh Film Archive

    F-5, Agargaon Administritive Area, Shere Bangla Nagar, Dhaka 1207

Credits and Casts

Director
Kenny Gage, Devon Downs
Story
Director Duo Kenny Gage and Devon Downs are emerging American director duo who resides in Los Angeles, USA. Gage/Downs’ credits include the recent BET Digital series “The Last One” and the indie feature “Cynthia” which has won LA Indie festival feature category. “KUNG FU Girl” is the first Chinese film they have filmed in collaboration with a Chinese production team and Chinese actors.
Script/Screenplay
Hongbin Liao, Yanying Sun, Chuan Melody Bi
Editor
Brett Solem
Producer
Melody Chuan Bi
Cinematographer
Theo Angell
Leading Casts
Yixi Cherry Tao, Xiaosong Shi, Kwok-Kwan Danny, Xinzer Tan
Executive Producer
Yuan Fang (Michael)
Executive Producer
Xiang Li (Helen)
Music Director
Todd Habeman
Visual Effects
Galen Walker

Exhibition & Award History

2021 Chinese American Film FestivalLos Angeles
United States
Best Children's Film

2020 China International Children's Film FestivalGuangzhou
China
November 30, 2020
Best Actress, Best Actor

2021 Neptune Movie AwardsBologna
Italy
Best Feature Film

2022 OTB | Only The Best Film AwardsMiami
United States
Official Selection & Finalist

2022 38th Annual KidFilm Family FestivalDallas
United States
Official Selection

2022 Colortape International Film FestivalBrisbane
Australia
Official Selection

2022 International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh
Bangladesh
India
Official Selection

2021 Chemnitz International Children's Film FestivalChemnitz
Germany
October 11, 2021
Official Selection

2021 KIDS FIRST! Film FestivalSanta Fe
United States
Official Selection

2021 Ahmedabad International Children Film FestivalAhmedabad
India
Official Selection

2020 International New York Film FestivalNew York
United States
Official Selection, Nominations: Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Female Producer

2020 Switzerland International Film Festival
Switzerland
Official Selection

2020 Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting FestivalLas Vegas
United States
Official Selection

2019 International Film Festival ManhattonNew York
United States
Official Selection