• King Hu: 1932–1997

    This 2012 documentary in Cantonese, English, and Mandarin about the life and career of director King Hu features producer and film historian Peggy Chiao, cinematographer Hua Hui-ying, and actors Shih Chun and Wu Ming-tsai, among others.

  • A Touch of Zen

    Directed by King Hu • 1971 • Hong Kong, Taiwan
    Starring Hsu Feng, Shih Chun, Bai Ying

    "Visionary" barely begins to describe this masterpiece of Chinese cinema and martial arts moviemaking. A TOUCH OF ZEN (Xia nu) by King Hu depicts the journey of Yang, a fugitive noblewoman in disguise who seeks...

  • Dragon Inn

    Directed by King Hu • 1967 • Taiwan

    The art of martial-arts filmmaking took a leap into bold new territory with this action-packed tale of Ming-dynasty intrigue. After having the emperor’s minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim’s children to a...

  • The Fate of Lee Khan

    Directed by King Hu • 1973 • Taiwan, Hong Kong
    Starring Li Li-hua, Angela Mao, Helen Ma

    In his follow-up to the celebrated A TOUCH OF ZEN, master of the Chinese martial-arts film King Hu brings together an all-star female cast—including Hong Kong cinema veteran Li Li-hua and Angela “Lady Whirlwi...

  • Raining in the Mountain

    Directed by King Hu • 1979 • Taiwan, Hong Kong
    Starring Hsu Feng, Sun Yueh, Shih Wu

    This dazzling blend of caper intrigue, spectacular pageantry, and stunningly choreographed action from legendary director King Hu (A TOUCH OF ZEN) represents the peak of the wuxia specialist’s infusion of Buddhis...

  • A Touch of Zen

    6 videos

    Directed by King Hu • 1971 • Hong Kong, Taiwan
    Starring Hsu Feng, Shih Chun, Bai Ying

    "Visionary" barely begins to describe this masterpiece of Chinese cinema and martial arts moviemaking. A TOUCH OF ZEN (Xia nu) by King Hu depicts the journey of Yang, a fugitive noblewoman in disguise who seeks...

  • Dragon Inn

    5 videos

    Directed by King Hu • 1967 • Taiwan

    The art of martial-arts filmmaking took a leap into bold new territory with this action-packed tale of Ming-dynasty intrigue. After having the emperor’s minister of defense executed, a power-grabbing eunuch sends assassins to trail the victim’s children to a...

  • The Fate of Lee Khan

    1 video

    Directed by King Hu • 1973 • Taiwan, Hong Kong
    Starring Li Li-hua, Angela Mao, Helen Ma

    In his follow-up to the celebrated A TOUCH OF ZEN, master of the Chinese martial-arts film King Hu brings together an all-star female cast—including Hong Kong cinema veteran Li Li-hua and Angela “Lady Whirlwi...

  • Raining in the Mountain

    2 videos

    Directed by King Hu • 1979 • Taiwan, Hong Kong
    Starring Hsu Feng, Sun Yueh, Shih Wu
    Exclusive streaming premiere

    This dazzling blend of caper intrigue, spectacular pageantry, and stunningly choreographed action from legendary director King Hu (A TOUCH OF ZEN) represents the peak of the wuxia spe...

  • Tony Rayns on A TOUCH OF ZEN

    Made in 2016, this piece features film critic Tony Rayns discussing director King Hu and A TOUCH OF ZEN.

  • Shih Chun on A TOUCH OF ZEN

    In this new piece, actor Shih Chun addresses his longtime collaboration with director King Hu and his performance as Gu Sheng-zhai in A TOUCH OF ZEN.

  • Art in Action

    In this 2018 program, Grady Hendrix, author and cofounder of the New York Asian Film Festival, discusses director King Hu’s aesthetic sensibility via analysis of a scene from DRAGON INN.

  • The Phoenix Rises

    Conducted in 2018, this interview features actor Shangkuan Ling-fung recalling her work on DRAGON INN with director King Hu.