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5 Key Moments in ‘Ip Man 4’ That Taught Us Asian American History and Racism

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As the powerful and lightning-quick Wing Chun saga of the “Ip Man” tetralogy starring Donnie Yen reached its conclusion, the location featured in the fourth film was none other than San Francisco in the ’60s.

While the “Ip Man” films dramatized incidents that end up in confrontations, the racism depicted in “Ip Man 4” drew some influence from real-life instances where anti-Chinese sentiment ran rampant and added to the Chinese diaspora and struggle.

‘Ip Man’ Star Donnie Yen Donates $128,000 to Fight Coronavirus

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Donnie Yen, the 56-year-old star of the hit “Ip Man” franchise, made a donation of 1 million Hong Kong dollars (around $128,600) to medical workers fighting the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wuhan.

The announcement was made in a 28-second Weibo video where he thanked those who are fighting on the front lines against the COVID-19 outbreak, which is believed to have originated from a wet market in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei province of China, according to South China Morning Post.

Donnie Yen Posts First Images from ‘IP Man 4’ on Instagram

After it was announced last year that Donnie Yen would be returning for ‘IP Man 4,’ the martial arts superstar is finally giving us the first look from the set.

While his posts so far of the cast and crew during the first week of filming don’t reveal all that much, the fourth (and probably last) installment of the series will allegedly have the master journey to the U.S. to work with Bruce Lee, according to MovieWeb.