Looking East Food and Film Event: Yojimbo

April 25, 2014
Event By: Frist Center for the Visual Arts Address: 919 Broadway - Downtown Nashville, TN 37203 Email: mail@fristcenter.org Phone: (615) 244-3340

Enjoy a bento box supper from Zumi Sushi as you watch one of the most influential and entertaining films of all time, Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s Yojimbo. Set in the 1860s during the decline of the Tokugawa Shogunate, a nameless, rogue samurai saves a small town caught in the crossfire of two warring clans by turning the conflict to his own advantage. Kurasawa’s film inspired countless imitators, most notably Sergio Leone’s Fistful of Dollars and Stan Sakai’s Usagi Yojimbo comic series. Please visit www.fristcenter.org to see menu options for this event. Beer and wine will be available for purchase at a cash bar for participants over 21 years old with valid ID. Stars Toshiro Mifune. Directed by Akira Kurosawa, 1961. 110 minutes. Blue-ray. Unrated. Japanese with English subtitles. Black and White.

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