LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2015 / PRNewswire – Brush with Danger, directed by Livi Zheng, a 25 year old Asian female director in Hollywood, has been selected for consideration to earn one or more Oscars; competing with films such as Interstellar, Fury, Fox Catcher, and The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay, Part 1.
Brush with Danger Official Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rmIs8VzD4h4
Brush with Danger Photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/j8a63mb4t8xhpwy/AAB_qaih2CVQFkibqz0HZOEPa#
Livi Zheng directed and starred in Brush with Danger. After starting her career as a stunt-woman, Livi went on to create Brush with Danger at the age of 23, making her quite possibly the first Asian female director of action films in Hollywood.
Brush with Danger tells the story of a brother and a sister, a fighter and a painter, who arrive in Seattle after a hazardous journey in a shipping container. An art gallery owner recognizes their talents and takes them in, encouraging them both to pursue their dreams. But he’s not the person he seems to be and their dreams turn into a Brush with Danger.
After opening to packed theaters in US cities Brush with Danger’s producers were invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to submit Brush with Danger for consideration for one or more Oscars.
The seemingly divergent worlds of art and martial arts intersect colorfully in “Brush With Danger”. – Los Angeles Times
The martial arts crime thriller marks the theatrical motion picture debut of filmmaker Livi Zheng. It also marks the big screen debut of 19-year-old internationally ranked martial artist, Ken Zheng, who wrote the screenplay and co-stars in the film with his sister.