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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Film Screening: Akira Kurosawa's Red Beard - tonight!

January 14, 2015
7:00 pm
University Park Campus
The Ray Stark Family Theatre (Map)
Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP at the links below beginning Tuesday, December 9, at 9 a.m.

USC Students, Staff and Faculty: To RSVP, click here.
USC Alumni: To RSVP, click here.
General Public: To RSVP, click here.
Join us for a 50th-anniversary screening of Akira Kurosawa’s Red Beard. Set in a public hospital serving the indigent in rural, feudal Japan, the 1965 film asks profound humanist and existential questions relating to social injustice. Is there a way out of the dispiriting cycle in which victims express their pain by hurting others? How can we break cycles of suffering and violence? Red Beard is the last black-and-white film by Kurosawa, and the last Kurosawa film starring legendary Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune

Akira Kurosawa (1910–1998) was a Japanese filmmaker who is regarded as one of the most important directors in the history of cinema. Drunken AngelRashomonHigh and Low and Seven Samurai are just a few of his many critically acclaimed films.