Akira Kurosawa Film Festival ~ Centennial Retrospective
Akira KUROSAWA was a famed Japanese film director, producer, screenwriter and editor, who directed 30 films in his 57-year career. Born in 1910 and deceased in 1998 at the age of 88, the year 2010 marked the 100th anniversary of his birth. The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur, together with ASWARA (Akademi Seni Budaya dan Warisan Kebangsaan), proudly present Akira Kurosawa Film Festival ~ Centennial Retrospective, featuring 25 of his titles including “Seven Samurai”, “Rashomon” and “Ikiru” that have inspired and influenced quite a number of Japanese and foreign filmmakers, such as Takeshi KITANO, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, George Lucas, John Woo and Zhang Yimou.
Date: 10 – 20 March 2011
Dewan Kuliah Utama, ASWARA (Akademi Seni Budaya Dan Warisan Kebangsaan), 464 Jalan Tun Ismail, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.
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