Akira Kurosawa Festival Comes to Rio’s Museum of Modern Art

Titled, ‘Akira Kurosawa: O Imperador e seu legado samurai – 20 anos de saudade’ (Akira Kurosawa: The Emperor and his legendary samurai - 20 years of longing) this week of film showings – from Monday, October 15th to Sunday, October 21st – commemorates twenty years since the celebrated director’s death in 1998.

By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Starting this Monday, October 15th and continuing on until Sunday, October 21st, Rio’s MAM ‘Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro’ (Rio de Janeiro Museum of Modern Art), in collaboration with ACCRJ ‘Associação de Críticos de Cinema do Rio de Janeiro’ (Association of Film Critics of Rio de Janeiro), will be celebrating the life and work of Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa.

This special week of film showings will begin with a screening of 'Rashomon,' winner of the Golden Lion at the 1951 Venice Film Festival, and . . .

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