Classic Film Appreciation: Kurosawa Part 1

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Glencoe Public Library
Hammond Room

Event Details

Since his groundbreaking Rashomon burst on the international scene in 1950, Akira Kurosawa has been considered one of the most influential directors in film history. Film scholar Francine J. Sanders returns to explore Kurosawa’s vision and body of work, ranging from his legendary samurai films to his masterpieces set in contemporary times. On June 30, we’ll screen and discuss Rashomon, Kurosawa’s unforgettable examination of the nature of truth. Come back next week (July 7) for Ikiru, the story of an elderly bureaucrat who is forced to examine the meaning of his life. Ms. Sanders teaches film and writing at Columbia College and Oakton Community College.

Event Type(s): Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult