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FILM@JCSM: Found in Translation

October 29, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 3, 2015

FILM@JCSM stands for “Fostering Interdisciplinary Learning through Movies.” The 2015 fall semester selections are programmed in conjunction with Along the Eastern Road: Hiroshige’s Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido. Participants in the OLLI course, “The Floating World: Japanese Art at JCSM,” are also encouraged to attend these film screenings. This project is co-sponsored by the Alabama Humanities Foundation, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Each FILM@JCSM begins at 4 p.m. Following the screening, there is café service and live jazz from 5 to 8 p.m. Admission is free, advance ticket reservation is encouraged. Reserve your tickets.

A scene from Yaji and Kita: The Midnight PilgrimsOCTOBER 29: Yaji and Kita: The Midnight Pilgrims (2005) NR
Comedy/Fantasy | 124 min.

Introduced by Ryan Cook, Department of Film and Media Studies, Emory University

A picaresque film based on the Shank’s Mare comic novel that follows the same path as the woodcuts.

NOVEMBER 12: Lost in Translation (2003) R 
Drama | 101 min.

Introduced by Chris Keirstead, Department of English, Auburn University

An aging movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.

A scene from Throne of BloodDECEMBER 3: Throne of Blood (1957) NR
Action/Drama | 110 min.

In this Akira Kurosawa adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a war-hardened general, urged by his aspirant wife works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider’s Web Castle.


October 29, 2015
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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