Alamo Drafthouse presents RZA: Live from The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

What happens when one of the most influential hip-hop artists descends on one of the most influential martial arts movies? There’s only one way to find out.

After 18 months of careful planning, it’s finally here. Award-winning musician and film director RZA (founder of the Wu-Tang Clan) is unleashing his hip-hop genius on the mother of all martial arts masterpieces, Lau Kar-leung’s 

The 36th Chamber of Shaolin

 in a live re-score for the ages.

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 a Wu-Tang catalog over two decades deep. 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 of Kar-leung’s enduring classic.

Event Details


9.29.16 | 10:00 pm
9.29.16 | 7:00 pm


Stateside at the Paramount
719 Congress Ave.
Austin, TX 78701


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