Return of the Old School Kung Fu Fest bringing Angel Terminators, Shaolin and Wu Tang back

return-old-school-kung-fu-fest-posterIt’s been 10 years since the organizers of New York’s Subway Cinema had a good old fashioned Old School Kung Fu Fest. So from April 19th through the 21st they’ll be screening a series of kung fu movies from the 70’s and 80’s that pop your lock, rattle your chops, and put the pain inside your brain! With prints loaned from the vaults of the American Genre Film Archive and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office New York.

The series takes place at Anthology Film Archives, located at the corner of Second Avenue and East Second Street, in New York City. The full schedule is below, along with some sweet poster art by Jerry Ma of Epic Proportions.

Friday, April 19

  • 6:15PM – The Odd Couple
  • 8:30PM – Shaolin and Wutang
  • 10:30PM – The Dragon Lives Again

Saturday, April 20

  • 2PM – Shaolin and Wutang
  • 4PM – Shaolin Temple Against Lama
  • 6PM – Angel Terminators
  • 8PM – Secret Screening
  • 10PM – Red Spell Spells Red

Sunday, April 21

  • 1PM – The Dragon Lives Again
  • 3:15PM – Red Spell Spells Red
  • 5:15PM – Angel Terminators
  • 7:15PM – Shaolin Temple Against Lama
  • 9:15PM – The Odd Couple

Angel Terminators

Directed by: Wai Lit
Starring: Sharon Yeung Pan-pan, Kara Hui, Mark Houghton, Michiko Nishiwaki, Dick Wei, Kenneth Tsang

The Dragon Lives Again

Directed by: Law Kei
Starring: Bruce Leung, Eric Tsang, Tang Ching, Simon Yuen

The Odd Couple

Directed by: Lau Kar-wing
Starring: Sammo Hung, Lau Kar-wing, Leung Kar-yan, Mars, Dean Shek, Lee Hoi-sang, Karl Maka, Yuen Biao, Benny Lai

Red Spell Spells Red

Directed by: Titus Ho
Starring: Ga Lun, Poon Lai-yin, Ken Tong, Hussein Hassan, Ken Tong

Shaolin and Wutang

Directed by: Gordon Liu
Starring: Gordon Liu, Adam Cheng, Johnny Wang Lung-wei, Ching Li, Ida Chan, Lee Hoi-sang, Elvis Tsui

Shaolin Temple Against Lama

Directed by: Cheung Gin-gat
Starring: Alexander Lo Rei, Chin Fei, Miu Ho, Lee Hoi-hing

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More about the poster for Return of the Old School Kung Fu Fest

Artist Jerry Ma did a montage illustration featuring the films that will be playing at the film fest. Check out his sketches and the final art, below.