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[11/05/15 - 07:18 AM]
Cinemax Sponsors Urban Action Showcase and Expo, Beginning Tomorrow in New York City
The UASE is theonly all-action entertainment platform offering both fan and professional experiences through its International Action Film Festival, Expo and Awards platforms.

[via press release from Cinemax]

2015 Urban ActionShowcase & Expo

Coming in November...Indies-only all-Action Showcase, Film Festival, Action Expo and Awards celebrating and honoringthe multicultural achievements within the blockbuster Action genre!

Cinemax(R) sponsors the Urban Action Showcase and Expo (UASE) in New York City. The UASEis thepremier all-Action entertainment platform celebrating diversity and honoring the multicultural achievements within the blockbuster Action genre including Adventure, Fantasy, Grindhouse, Action Horror, Sci-Fi, andSupernatural content. The UASEis theonly all-Action entertainment platform offering both fan andprofessional experiences through its International Action FilmFestival, Expo andAwards platforms.

By focusing on the thrill and excitement of the Action genre and recognizing the need for integration, the UASE sets itself apart from other festivalplatforms as the only one of its kind! The purpose of the UASE is to ultimately see an increasein ethnic heroic principal characters in film and television, increase the development of content and expand distribution platforms reflecting multicultural images and interestsas it pertains to the multifaceted Action genre.

Celebrity talent attending our 2015 UASE celebration:

Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Mortal Kombat, 47 Ronin)

Keith Cooke (Mortal Kombat, China O'Brien)

Taimak (The Last Dragon)

Michael Chin (The Last Dragon)

Henry Yuk (The Last Dragon)

Robert Samuels (Beast, Gambling Ghost)

Art Camacho (Action Filmmaker, Director)

Ric Meyers (Historian,Kung Fu Panda)

Vincent Lyn (Operation Condor)

Willie "Bam" Johnson (WMAC Masters)

Michael Woods (Tiger Cage, Cheetah on Fire)

R. Marcos Taylor (Straight Outta Compton)

D.A. Jackson (Storms of Carnage: The Black Panther)

James Lew (Inception, Last Samurai, Luke Cage, Dare Devil)

Masters of The Martial Arts (Grand Masters Michael DePasquale Jr., Oso Tayri Casel, Rico Guy, HanshiNikwan Murphy)

Urban ActionShowcase Festival Films:

Saturday, November 7th, 10a.m.- 10p.m. at AMC Empire 25 Times Square

Screening of Features, Shorts and Showcase Films!

Showcase Features:

*World premiere Trailer of "Beast" by Robert Samuels

*East Coastpremiere of Art Camacho's "The Chemist"

*Critically-Acclaimed Action Thriller "Call Me King"

*US Premier of Marcus Aurelius "Kung Fu Brother"

*Martial ArtsCult Classic Mania featuring: "The Last Dragon", "Mortal Kombat", and "American Ninja"

Urban Action Expo:

Saturday, November 7th, 10a.m. - 6p.m. at AMC Empire25 Times SquareFeaturing Entertainment Industry Vendors, Comic Book Creators, Celebrity Signings, Panels, Workshops, Master Classes and more!

FeaturedPanels:

Urban Fists of Legends Panel featuring the legends of Action cinema

Martial Arts Cult Classic Mania Panel featuring Taimak, Cary Tagawa, Keith Cooke

SAG-AFTRA Behind The Action; Stunt and Fight Choreographerpanel

From Strip to Screen; Bringing Comic Content to the Screen

UrbanAction ShowcaseInternational ActionFilm Festival& Honoree Awards:

Saturday, November 7th Red Carpet 7:00p.m. - 7:30 p.m., AwardsShow 7:30 p.m. - 9:30p.m.





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