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Boston Asian American film fest screens ‘Dragons’

Pictured (from left): executive producer Alan Pao; cast member Celia Au; Andrew Loo; cast member Shing Ka; actress-singer Devon Diep, whose song is on the soundtrack; cast member Carl Li; Andrew Lau; and cast member Geoff Lee.

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Pictured (from left): executive producer Alan Pao; cast member Celia Au; Andrew Loo; cast member Shing Ka; actress-singer Devon Diep, whose song is on the soundtrack; cast member Carl Li; Andrew Lau; and cast member Geoff Lee.

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The Boston Asian American Film Festival kicked off at the Brattle Theater Thursday with a screening of “Revenge of the Green Dragons.” The crime drama, directed by Andrew Lau and Andrew Loo, was executive produced by Martin Scorsese. Lau and Scorsese have some history; Lau’s 2002 Hong Kong thriller “Infernal Affairs” became source material for Scorsese’s Oscar winner “The Departed,” which starred Matt Damon, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Mark Wahlberg. After the screening, the directors and cast members stuck around for a Q&A and photos. Pictured (from left): executive producer Alan Pao; cast member Celia Au; Loo; cast member Shing Ka; actress-singer Devon Diep, whose song is on the soundtrack; cast member Carl Li; Lau; and cast member Geoff Lee.

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