The Paper Tigers [Online]

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Tran Quoc Bao
1h 48m

Visiting Artist

** On May 26 at 6:30pm PT, Paper Tigers writer-director Bao Tran will join the Forum’s monthly filmmaker meetup The Get Together to discuss the film’s production! (Separate RSVP to join; this event was rescheduled from May 17 to Wednesday, May 26) **


Three martial artists—notorious in their prime as “the three tigers”—have grown into middle-aged men, one kick from a pulled muscle. But after their teacher’s murder, they must juggle dead-end jobs, dad duties, and old grudges to avenge him.

PG-13 for some strong language, offensive slurs, and violence.

** This film is preceded by the short film Ox Year, NWFF’s second Local Shortiez selection! Read more below. **

This film is preceded by a NWFF "Local Shorty":

Ox Year

(Jocelyn RC, US, 2021, 1 min)
A woman sips tea quietly… when calamity strikes.

Local Shortiez is a new programming initiative that promotes the work of PNW-based short filmmakers, placing under-three-minute short films before select feature films in the Forum’s Virtual Cinema. Learn more and/or submit your Local Shortie >

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