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MIFUNE: THE LAST SAMURAI with Director Q&A
JANM presents a screening of the new film by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki which explores the accidental movie career of iconic actor Toshiro Mifune, one of the true giants of world cinema. Q&A with director Steven Okazaki will follow the screening.
Mifune made 16 remarkable films with director Akira Kurosawa during the Golden Age of Japanese Cinema, including Rashomon, Seven Samurai and Yojimbo. Together they thrilled audiences and influenced filmmaking around the world, providing direct inspiration for not only The Magnificent Seven and Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood’s breakthrough, A Fistful of Dollars, but also George Lucas’ Star Wars.
This program is included with museum admission. Click here to RSVP.
Please note that the 2018 Women’s March takes place in downtown Los Angeles on the morning of January 20. Street closures will be in place and traffic and parking may be affected.