Chinatown Fair in NYC used to serve as an East Coast mecca for fighting game fans as one of the last independently-owned video arcades in the country. It closed earlier this year, but through the work of two filmmakers the spirit of the scene lives on. Mark Hayes’ short film Chinatown Fair collects crowd-sourced footage and interviews with people intimately involved in the scene to paint a picture of this much-loved meeting place. And released a while ago, but recently made available on iTunes, documentary maker Calvin Theobald’s The King of Chinatown focuses on young Justin Wong’s rise to dominance in the fighting game community.
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