Posts Tagged ‘ Akira Kurosawa ’

2017 / Author Talk: Steve Ryfle , author of “Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, From Godzilla to Kurosawa” at Little Tokyo, Oct. 14

Book Cover Ishiro Honda Icon

On Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Steve Ryfle comes to the Little Tokyo Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library to present ISHIRO HONDA: A LIFE IN FILM, FROM GODZILLA TO KUROSAWA, the first major overview of the life and career of the director behind the original GODZILLA (1954) and many...
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2016 / Japan Foundation to present Kurosawa film “Seven Samurai” at Goethe-Institut on Oct. 26

Seven Samurai

The Japan Foundation Los Angeles presents JAPANEMA – Free Japanese Cinema Screenings every 2nd and 4th Wednesday Evening. In October, JAPANEMA screening will take place at Goethe-Institut Los Angeles. Japan Foundation to present Kurosawa “Rashomon” on Oct. 12, at 7PM, and “Seven Samurai” on Oct. 26 at 7PM at Goethe – Institut  Admission Free...
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2016 / Akira Kurosawa Retrospective at Egyptian Theatre, Jan. 15 -24

American Cinematheque presents Samurai of the Screen: Films of Akira Kurosawa from Jan. 15 – 24 at Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles 90028 http://americancinemathequecalendar.com/content/samurai-of-the-screen-films-of-akira-kurosawa Friday, Jan. 15, 7:30 pm: Yojimbo / Sanjuro Saturday, Jan. 16, 7:30 pm: The Seven Samurai Sunday, Jan. 17, 7:30 pm: The Hidden Fortress / Throne of Blood...
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2015 / LACMA screening, Jan. 29, 7:30 pm, “Seven Samurai” directed by Akira Kurosawa

Seven Samurai

Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Film Programs Seven Samurai (1954, 207 min, black and white, 35 mm) Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:30 pm Bing Theater in the LACMA   Screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, Hideo Oguni and Shinobu Hashimoto; directed by Akira Kurosawa; with Toshiro Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Daisuke Kato, Isao Kimura, Minoru...
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2014 / Japan Foundation / JAPANEMA / The Hidden Fortress / April 9, 7 PM

The Hidden Fortress

Japan Foundation’s Free Japanese Cinema Screening on Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday Evening JAPANEMA Akira Kurosawa’s Grand-scale Adventure “The Hidden Fortress”  (139mins, 1958)  In Japanese with English subtitles. Wednesday, April 9 @ 7:00PM~ About the Movie:  A grand-scale adventure as only Akira Kurosawa could make one, The Hidden Fortress stars the inimitable Toshiro Mifune as a...
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Lecture Note: The Art of Akira Kurosawa: An Appreciation — Prof. James Goodwin of UCLA, May 18, 2010

Lecture Note: The Art of Akira Kurosawa:  An Appreciation — Prof. James Goodwin of UCLA,  May 18, 2010

Nibei Foundation Japan Study Club Dr. James Goodwin, who received a PhD from Rutgers University, is a professor of English at UCLA where he teaches in the areas of modern drama, film, and American literature.  His books include Eisenstein, Cinema, and History (1993) and Akira Kurosawa and Intertextual Cinema (1993). Prof. Goodwin presented his...
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Nibei Foundation Japan Study Club: The Art of Akira Kurosawa by Prof. James Goodwin, UCLA, May 18

Nibei Foundation Japan Study Club: The Art of Akira Kurosawa by Prof. James Goodwin, UCLA, May 18

Nibei Foundation Japan Study Club Dinner and Lecture Series in May 2010 May 18 (Tuesday) 6:30PM Terasaki Foundation Laboratory Building at 11570 Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064 The Art of Akira Kurosawa: An Appreciation Prof. James Goodwin, UCLA English Department James Goodwin is a Professor of English at UCLA who teaches in areas...
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