Not Held at Japan Society – Akira Kurosawa’s “Seven Samurai”

May 12, 2007
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One Screening Only!
Saturday, May 12
2 pm

Held at The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre, 54 Journal Square, Jersey City, NJ 07306.

Discount Tickets for Japan Society Members and Film friends: $4; Seniors/Kids 12 & under: $4 

Friends of The Loew’s invite you to see the restored version of Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai on the 50 foot wide screen of the historic 1929 Loew’s Jersey movie palace.

Shown at its original 207 minute length (previously released in American at an edited 141 minute length) with restored picture and sound. Japanese dialogue with English subtitles.

Commentary before film and Q&A afterwards by guest speaker, Professor Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto, Director of Graduate Studies at NYU’s School of East Asian Studies and author of Kurosawa: Film Studies & Japanese Cinema.

Special Presentations and demonstrations of:
• Shakuhachi (Japanese Flute)
• Iaido (Japanese Sword Fighting)
• Katanas (Japanese Swords)
• Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy)

For information and directions, please call (201) 798-6055 or visit

  • Saturday, May 12, 2007
  • 2:00 pm