Museum o’Moving Image Pole Fighter!

Had a great time co-presenting the glorious films at the Old School Kung Fu Fest from April 19 through the 20th, and looking forward to attending the annual New York Asian Film Festival in Lincoln Center during June and July (with special guest Jimmy Wang “One-Armed Swordsman” Yu!). But first I’m delighted that the Lau
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Think You Know Kung Fu Films?

You don’t if you haven’t seen the films of Lau Kar-leung, without doubt the greatest kung fu filmmaker in action movie history. Well, lucky you! Because from Friday, April 18th until Sunday, April 20th, Subway Cinema and the Anthology Film Archives, in cooperation with the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office (New York), are presenting
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Martial Arts in Media 4/14

In the shadow of the Hong Kong Film Awards April 13th, the China Directors’ Guild Awards refused to bestow any Best Picture or Best Director prizes, because “the artistic quality of the films in contention was too low to deserve honor.” On the one hand, this was a protest that the government still refuses to
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Calling All Martial Artists…!

…ready to get your minds blown? As some of you may know, I’ve been studying martial arts for more than thirty-five years, but it wasn’t until a dozen years ago that I started to learn what I feel true kung fu is. That began at the 2002 Taiwan Taichi World Championships, where I met the
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