Variety quoted her as telling the audience on behalf of her late father, “Thank you for recognizing his impact, his fight for Asian representation in Hollywood, for his desire to create and share authentically his culture with the world."
The 2016 movie "Birth of the Dragon," a fictionalized account of Lee's challenge match with kung fu master Wong Jack Man, had previously won a Golden Angel Award. Lee died in 1973. He would have turned 82 on November 27.
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