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Treasure of the Ninja (1987) w/filmmaker

Opens on August 7

Director: William Lee Run Time: 106 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 1987

Starring: Constance Lester, Kal Johnson, Mark Ogden, Sue Davidson, William Lee

Country: United States
Language: English

About the film:

As a student at The Ohio State University, William Lee wrote, produced, directed and starred in this film, which concerns a secret agent guiding an adventurous female professor on a search for the Treasure of the Ninja.

About the filmmaker:

In the 1980’s, filmmaker and martial artist William Lee wrote, produced, directed, and starred in dozens of inclusive D.I.Y. action epics, all shot on Super 8 in Ohio and New York City. He now owns indie film company Cinema Lexzikon Productions with films distributed worldwide through major outlets including Redbox, Netflix, and HBO.

Currently teaching a film production course at CCAD and an online course on African American cinema for the University of Louisville, Lee first learned about the cult following for Treasure of the Ninja last year. Read more here.

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