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Born To Be a Purple Dragon Black Belt

trinidad+tobago film festival 2010 screening

Year 2010
Duration 38 minutes
Type Documentary
Country Trinidad and Tobago
Language English
Director(s) Don Jacob
Rating All Ages
Contact donjitsuryu@gmail.comjovinile@hotmail.com


The Purple Dragon Martial Arts School is a unique organisation, led by martial arts guru Don Jacob. This film documents the process of becoming a Purple Dragon black belt, the history of Purple Dragon and the origin of the Don Jitsu Ryu system. It follows students, from seven to 70, and from all over the Caribbean and North America, as they participate in a series of gruelling activities towards attaining their black belts. Behind it all is the charismatic Jacob, a man with a truly inspiring life story.

World premiere.
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Date: Tue 31 Aug, 2010
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