Andrew Koji as Ah Sahm in HBO Go’s Warrior, the second season of which depicts the war heating up between gangs, Irish immigrants and the police in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Photo: Cinemax Andrew Koji as Ah Sahm in HBO Go’s Warrior, the second season of which depicts the war heating up between gangs, Irish immigrants and the police in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Photo: Cinemax
Andrew Koji as Ah Sahm in HBO Go’s Warrior, the second season of which depicts the war heating up between gangs, Irish immigrants and the police in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Photo: Cinemax

As Warrior season two kicks off, the real history of Chinese in San Francisco and the long, difficult relationship between rival migrants and police

  • Based on a concept by Bruce Lee, Warrior is heavily fictionalised but does reflect historical tensions between the Chinese, Irish and police in San Francisco
  • The city’s Chinatown has seen crime taper off since a Gang Task Force was established in the late 1970s, but the community is not immune to it

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Andrew Koji as Ah Sahm in HBO Go’s Warrior, the second season of which depicts the war heating up between gangs, Irish immigrants and the police in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Photo: Cinemax Andrew Koji as Ah Sahm in HBO Go’s Warrior, the second season of which depicts the war heating up between gangs, Irish immigrants and the police in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Photo: Cinemax
Andrew Koji as Ah Sahm in HBO Go’s Warrior, the second season of which depicts the war heating up between gangs, Irish immigrants and the police in San Francisco’s Chinatown. Photo: Cinemax
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