Virtual live special event screening of “Shogun Assassin” on Sunday, May 24th at 8:15 p.m. Join Circle Cinema for this live stream.
RZA — acclaimed rapper, producer, director and co-founder of 36 Chambers — and Dan Halsted, head programmer at the Hollywood Theatre, will provide live commentary during this special Memorial Day Weekend presentation. Their collective knowledge and personal stories related to “Shogun Assassin” will give viewers a deeper appreciation for the movies we love. “Shogun Assassin” is well known within the hip hop community as it was heavily sampled in GZA’s platinum album “Liquid Swords.” The album is considered one of the best albums in hip hop history on account of GZA’s complex lyricism and RZA’s dark atmospheric production.
Virtual doors open at 7:15 p.m. with the movie starting at 8:15 p.m. Customers will receive a link to the live stream one hour prior to showtime. “Shogun Assassin” has a runtime of 90 minutes. Viewers will also be able to ask the moderators questions during the screening (to submit questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org). Mustafa Shaikh — co-founder of 36 Chambers — will be moderating the screening.