RZA to premiere live re-score of cult classic 36th Chamber of Shaolin during Beyond Fest in Hollywood

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Wu-Tang Clan, award winning musician and filmmaker RZA will premiere his live re-score of the martial arts epic, Lau Kar-leung’s The 36th Chamber of Shaolin, during next month’s Beyond Fest, the highest attended genre film festival in the U.S.

According to Beyond Fest’s website, RZA first saw The 36th Chamber of Shaolin on television when he was 12 years old and again 2 years later on the big screen of a seedy 42nd Street theater with his cousin, Unique – who went on to become Ol’ Dirty Bastard. In viewing The 36th Chamber of Shaolin in this allegorical light, RZA was inspired to create a wildly complex mythology, transforming his immediate urban surroundings of Staten Island into a Shaolin and his cousins and childhood friends into the Wu-Tang Clan. The resulting effort is one that stands as one of the most important hip hop albums of all time – Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).

RZA: Live From the 36th Chamber of Shaolin features RZA re-scoring the film from opening sequence to closing credit. Every frame of the original film has been revisited and will be re scored by RZA utilizing Wu-Tang’s catalog. This new score features a vast array of over 40 instrumental tracks, beats and vocals individually crafted and placed to amplify the narrative and electrifying action.

RZA: Live From the 36th Chamber of Shaolin takes place on October 10th at Hollywood’s legendary Egyptian Theatre as part of one of the best genre film festivals in America, Beyond Fest. The event is being presented in conjunction with Nerdist and El Rey Network.

Find out more about Beyond Fest at GO-phile Right Here.

In addition to RZA: Live From the 36th Chamber of Shaolin, the Beyond Fest’s lineup includes:

  • Dog Eat Dog
    September 30 at 7:30pm
    Special Double Feature With Taxi Driver
    With Paul Schrader In Person
  • Rats
    September 30 at 9:45pm
    Special Free Screening
  • Taxi Driver
    September 30 at 10:00pm
    Special Double Feature With Dog Eat Dog
    With Paul Schrader In Person
  • Street Trash
    October 1 at 3:00pm
    Special Double Feature With Neon Maniacs
    Free Screening
  • Neon Maniacs
    October 1 at 4:30pm
    Special Double Feature With Street Trash
    Free Screening
  • Phantasm: Remastered
    October 1 at 7:30pm
    Special Double Feature With Phantasm: Ravager
    With Don Coscarelli & Cast In Person
  • S Is For Stanley
    October 1 at 9:45pm
    Special Free Screening
    With Director Alex Infascelli In Person
  • Phantasm: Ravager
    October 1 at 10:00pm
    Special Double Feature With Phantasm: Remastered
    With Don Coscarelli, David Hartman & Cast In Person
  • Nerdland
    October 1 at 11:59pm
    With Chris Prynoski, Andrew Kevin Walker, Patton Oswalt & Cast In Person
  • The Beyond: Composer’s Cut
    October 2 at 8:00pm
    Special Double Feature With City Of The Living Dead
    With Live Rescore By Fabio Frizzi + 7 Piece Orchestra And Special Secret Screening Before Performance
  • City Of The Living Dead
    October 2 at 10:00pm
    Special Double Feature With The Beyond: Composer’s Cut
  • Beyond The Walls
    October 3 at 7:30pm
    Special Free Screening
  • Headshot
    October 4 at 7:30pm
    Special Double Feature With Call Of Heroes
  • Call Of Heroes
    October 4 at 9:30pm
    Special Double Feature With Headshot
  • The Autopsy Of Jane Doe
    October 4 at 9:45pm
    Special Free Screening
  • Big Trouble In Little China
    October 5 at 7:30pm
    With Kurt Russell, Moderated By James Gunn In Person
  • Down Under
    October 5 at 9:45pm
    With Director Abraham Forsythe In Person
  • In A Valley Of Violence
    October 6 at 7:30pm
    With Ti West, Karen Gillan, Taissa Farmiga, Toby Huss & James Ransone In Person
  • The Monster
    October 6 at 9:45pm
    Special Free Screening
  • The Holy Mountain
    October 6 at 10:00pm
  • The Bad Batch
    October 7 at 7:30pm
    With Ana Lily Amipour In Person
  • Sadako Vs Kayako
    October 7 at 9:45pm
    Special Free Screening
  • The Crazies
    October 8 at 3:00pm
    Special Double Feature With Martin
    Free Screening
  • Martin
    October 8 at 4:30pm
    Special Double Feature With The Crazies
    Free Screening
  • The Wolf Man
    October 8 at 4:00pm
    With Ron Chaney In Person
  • Raw
    October 8 at 7:30pm
  • Dawn Of The Dead 3D
    October 8 at 10:00pm
    With Producer Richard P. Rubenstein In Person
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
    October 9 at 7:00pm
    With Actors Keir Dullea And Gary Lockwood In Person And Laserium Laser Concert Before Screening
  • The Dwarves Must Be Crazy
    October 10 at 9:45pm
    Special Free Screening
  • The Void
    October 10 at 9:45pm
    Special Free Screening
  • The Girl With All The Gifts
    October 11 at 7:30pm