Film: Seven Samurai

Event Categories:FreeVisual Arts & Museums
Past Dates & Times
  • Friday, Jan 13, 2017 7 pm

Frist Center for the Visual Arts
919 Broadway




Bold, 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. This series is presented in conjunction with the exhibit "Samurai: The Way of the Warrior," on view at the Frist Center through January 16, 2017. Don't miss a screening of "Seven Samurai" (1954) at the Frist Center on Friday, January 13.

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