New York kung fu festival to show why Asian martial arts films found an audience in America

//New York kung fu festival to show why Asian martial arts films found an audience in America

New York kung fu festival to show why Asian martial arts films found an audience in America

The last decade has seen genre films, which used to be ignored by academia, become the subject of intellectual inquiry and film-festival retrospectives. That is good news, as every film says something about the times in which it was made. But it has meant that some of the fun has gone out of martial arts films and action films.Fun is exactly what the New York-based Subway Cinema organisation is bringing back with its Old School Kung Fu Fest.The two-day festival, which takes place in New York on…

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