12. August 2017 · Comments Off on Helping the Blind See · Categories: Uncategorized

On August 10, Jackie Chan and the Beijing Tongren Ophthalmology Department initiated a “Charity in Tibet” operation, aiming to help the visually impaired in Tibet re-gain vision.

The Jackie Chan Charitable Foundation (Beijing) and the Beijing Tongren Zhang Xiao Lou Ophthalmology Charitable Foundation supported the cause where 55 successful eye operations were recently completed for local residents in Tibet. The event was held at Tibet Hospital were Jackie donated RMB$2 million to the Beijing Tongren Ophthalmology Charitable Foundation and also assisted with uncovering patient’s gauze dressings after the event.

Because Tibet is geographically located in high altitude, the area is well known for its high rate of cataract.

 

02. August 2017 · Comments Off on BBC “Earth: One Amazing Day” · Categories: Uncategorized

On August 1, 2017, Jackie Chan was in Beijing for the worldwide premier press conference of BBC’s nature documentary Earth: One Amazing Day. Jackie is the narrator for the Chinese version of the film, and he attended the event alongside director Lixin Fan, BBC producer Stephen McDonogh, and executive producer Neil Nightingale. Jackie jokingly described himself as a leopard or eagle when he’s on the set, and like a bear when acting comedy.

The film will be released worldwide on August 11, 2017, with the first premier screening to be held in China.

 

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