Leehom Wang's Open Fire Concert Film
Chinese-American pop sensation Leehom Wang performs two sold-out shows at Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium, in this electrifying concert documentary experience.
Born in Rochester, New York to a family of Taiwanese immigrants, Wang grew up obsessed with music. While he initially studied violin and piano, he soon taught himself guitar and by the time he was a teenager, he was determined to make music his career. Some of the film's rare early footage offers a glimpse at the young Wang honing his craft and his style, eventually finding an approach that drew on all of his influences: from Stevie Wonder to Beijing opera, from the traditional music of China's indigenous peoples, to the hip-hop bravado of Missy Elliot.
Wang structures this concert documentary around his two historic, sold-out concerts at Beijing's Bird's Nest stadium, performing hits from Unbelievable, The One and Only, Shangri-La, and his other big albums. It's heaven for fans, but even for those unfamiliar with Wang's music, this film offers unprecedented insight into a rare bridge built between pop culture in North America and China. It's a glorious, glamorous spectacle of a star who grew up on the shores of Lake Ontario.
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