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Film and TV

Lin Fei – Short Film

“Lin Fei” is a short film about a Tai Chi master trying to find his way in a new country. Lin Fei is a new immigrant in the city of Rome, Italy. He struggles to find his way in this new city of different language and customs. It seems all he wants to do is to find a quite place to practice his Tai Chi,  as he misses the familiarity of his old home and the closeness of the family he left.

Please enjoy watching the short film “Lin Fei” below.

LIN FEI from Alessandro Trapani on Vimeo.

The film stars real life Tai Chi master Li Rong Wei, who teaches Chinese martial arts in Italy. He is a 7th generation descendant of Lan Shou Pai Men, as well he teaches Tai Chi Chuan, Ba Gua Chuan, Hsing I Chuan, and Qi Gong. You can find out more information about Li Rong Wei and his school at this link for his school’s website:

The short film “Lin Fei” was produced by Alessandro Trapani in 2007. He also wrote, directed, and edited the film as well. “Lin Fei” appeared in competition at the Medfilmfestival in Rome and at the Salerno International Film Festival. Trapani has produced and directed Music Videos, Short Films, and is currently working on his first feature film. You can find more information about Alessandro Trapani here at his website:, ,



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