Immortal Shaolin: The Past, Present and Future of Kung Fu at Million Dollar Theater Los Angeles (2023) | Experiences, Panel Discussions, Sports-Related Celebrations | Nov 12, 2023

Immortal Shaolin is a rare event between the Shaolin Temple—the birthplace of Shaolin Kung Fu—and Immortal Studios, the entertainment powerhouse that’s elevating the genre of martial arts storytelling known as Wuxia. This landmark event will bring you on a journey from Shaolin’s 1,500-year-old origins, all the way to its present influence in everything from films ….

Kino Lorber nabs rights to kung fu comedy The Invisible Fight

Kino Lorber has acquired from LevelK North American distribution rights to The Invisible Fight (Nähtamatu võitlus), described as an Estonian heavy metal kung fu comedy written and directed by Rainer Sarnet (November). The Invisible Fight had its world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival and will next play at Fantastic Fest and the Sitges Film ….

Fear City (1984) | French Theatrical Releases | Jul 18, 1984

The 1984 noir thriller Fear City is directed by Abel Ferrara. The screenplay for the film was written by longtime Ferrara collaborator Nicholas St. John, who also wrote Body Snatchers and King of New York. Fear City centers on a haunted former boxer turned mob-connected nightclub promoter (Tom Berenger) and a fiercely driven police Detective ….

Criterion Collection Releases Spiritual Kung Fu and 5 More Jackie Chan Cult Classics as Special Edition Set (2023) | Blu-ray Releases | Nov 7, 2023

Originally tapped as a potential successor to Bruce Lee, Hong Kong martial arts master and Chinese Opera performer Jackie Chan ultimately established his own unique on-screen persona, blending goofball slapstick and bone-crushing kung fu into intricate feats of supercharged athleticism. Tracing his rise from breakout star to full-fledged auteur, these six unabashedly hilarious, unstoppably entertaining ….