Sunday, August 21, 2011
Following the screening of Drunken Master at 2 p.m., join a panel of experts at 4 p.m. for a lively discussion about the long-running relationship between martial arts movies and rap music.
Barry Cole, member of Hop Fu (Hip-hop meets Kung Fu)
Nelson George, filmmaker and author of Hip Hop America
Konrad Ng, director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, Chinese Taiwanese American spoken word artist based in Brooklyn
This event is cosponsored with the Freer Gallery of Art. It is presented in conjunction with:
• The exhibition RACE: Are We So Different? on view at the National Museum of Natural History through January 2, 2012.
• Part of the series Let’s Talk About RACE – at the Smithsonian
• Part of the series Sixteenth Annual Made in Hong Kong Film Festival
• Part of the series The Hip-hop/Kung Fu Connection