BEGIN:VCALENDAR METHOD:PUBLISH VERSION:2.0 X-WR-CALNAME:Frist Center For The Visual Arts BEGIN:VEVENT SUMMARY:Film: SEVEN SAMURAI DESCRIPTION;ENCODING=QUOTED-PRINTABLE:\nFilm Series: "Samurai and Cinema"\n\nBold, powerful, deadly—these words epitomize the samurai of the silver screen. Inspired by the historical military caste, samurai films tell human stories with rousing action and adventure. Exemplifying the archetype of a noble warrior, these characters continue to captivate audiences, whether they appear in stately period films or kitschy slashers.\n\nJoin us for an eclectic series of influential Japanese samurai films at four locations around Nashville. The Frist Center’s “Samurai and Cinema” partners are Belcourt Theatre, International Lens at Vanderbilt University, and Light + Sound Machine at Third Man Records.\n\nThis series is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Samurai: The Way of the Warrior, on view at the Frist Center from November 4, 2016, through January 16, 2017.\n\nCLICK HERE to see the entire film series.\n\n \n\nFilm: Seven Samurai (1954)\nFriday, January 13, 7:00 p.m.\nLocation: Frist Center Auditorium\nFree\nFirst come, first seated\n\n207 minutes. NR. 35 mm. Japanese with English subtitles.\n\nOne of the most thrilling movie epics of all time, Seven Samurai tells the story of a sixteenth-century Japanese village whose desperate inhabitants hire seven warriors to protect them from invaders. Considered the masterpiece of acclaimed director Akira Kurosawa, this film features legendary actors and riveting action, weaving philosophy and entertainment into an unforgettable tale of courage and hope.\n\nSeven Samurai is unrated and appropriate for ages 13 and up.\n\n \n DTSTART;TZID=America/Chicago:20170113T190000 DTEND;TZID=America/Chicago:20170113T210000 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR