Screening & Live Event
Films of Fury: The Kung Fu Movie Movie
Followed by a conversation with writer Ric Meyers
Dirs. Andrew Corvey, Andrew W. Robinson. 2010, 80 mins. Digital projection. Written by martial arts expert Ric Meyers and based on his book of the same title, Films of Fury tells the story of the action genre from its ancient Peking Opera origins to its superhero-powered future, from Enter the Dragon to Kung Fu Panda. With scenes from over 200 martial art movies featuring stars such as Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Sammo Hung, and Jet Li, this action-packed documentary reveals the lore behind some of the most exhilarating films ever made.
Ric Meyers is the author of Films of Fury: The Kungfu Movie Book. He is the film columnist for both Inside Kung Fu and Asian Cult Cinema magazine, and has presented the popular San Diego Comic Con Kung Fu Extravaganza for over a decade.
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