Akira Kurosawa News

Date of Birth: March 23, 1910
Date of Death: September 06, 1998 (88)
Birth Place: Tokyo, JAPAN
Gender: Male
Cast Set for WICKED LIT 2015, Featuring 'RASHOMON', EBONY FRAME & MoreCast Set for WICKED LIT 2015, Featuring 'RASHOMON', EBONY FRAME & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the line-up for WICKED LIT 2015, the company's 7th annual immersive theatre event that will for the 6th year take place at Mountain View Mausoleum and Cemetery in Altadena, California. (more...)

The 2015 OZASIA FESTIVAL Presents Contemporary Asia In An Explosion Of Colour And CultureThe 2015 OZASIA FESTIVAL Presents Contemporary Asia In An Explosion Of Colour And Culture
by Barry Lenny - Jul 15, 2015

Adelaide Festival Centre today revealed the new contemporary programming for this year's OzAsia Festival which runs from 24 September - 4 October. OzAsia Festival is Australia's leading international arts festival presenting the best theatre, dance, music, film and visual arts from across Asia. This year's program features an impressive array of performance works by artists at the cutting edge of contemporary Asia, with a focus on arts from Indonesia across the opening weekend followed by performances from countries including Japan, India, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea throughout the Festival. (more...)

2015 OZASIA FESTIVAL Presents Contemporary Asia In An Explosion Of Colour And Culture2015 OZASIA FESTIVAL Presents Contemporary Asia In An Explosion Of Colour And Culture
by Barry Lenny - Jul 13, 2015

Adelaide Festival Centre today revealed the new contemporary programming for this year's OzAsia Festival which runs from 24 September - 4 October. OzAsia Festival is Australia's leading international arts festival presenting the best theatre, dance, music, film and visual arts from across Asia. This year's program features an impressive array of performance works by artists at the cutting edge of contemporary Asia, with a focus on arts from Indonesia across the opening weekend followed by performances from countries including Japan, India, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea throughout the Festival. (more...)

2015 OzAsia Festival to Open 24 September2015 OzAsia Festival to Open 24 September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Adelaide Festival Centre today revealed the new contemporary programming for this year's OzAsia Festival which runs from 24 September - 4 October. OzAsia Festival is Australia's leading international arts festival presenting the best theatre, dance, music, film and visual arts from across Asia.  This year's program features an impressive array of performance works by artists at the cutting edge of contemporary Asia, with a focus on arts from Indonesia across the opening weekend followed by performances from countries including Japan, India, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea throughout the Festival. (more...)

FUNimation Entertainment to Distribute ATTACK ON TITAN Movies Throughout The AmericasFUNimation Entertainment to Distribute ATTACK ON TITAN Movies Throughout The Americas
by Movies News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

FUNimation Entertainment is proud to announce today its distribution of the theatrical, home entertainment, video on demand and broadcast rights to the upcoming Japanese live-action feature film'Attack on Titan' across the Americas (more...)

ADVENTURES IN ANIMATIONS Among June Releases on FandoADVENTURES IN ANIMATIONS Among June Releases on Fando
by Movies News Desk - May 29, 2015

Please see below for Fandor 's June releases, including film highlights, special spotlights and Criterion Collection films. (more...)

Restored Film Noir Classic THE THIRD MAN to Be Re-Released This JuneRestored Film Noir Classic THE THIRD MAN to Be Re-Released This June
by Movies News Desk - May 6, 2015

New York-based distributor Rialto Pictures will release Carol Reed's Film Noir masterpiece THE THIRD MAN in a major 4K restoration – the first ever for the 1949 mega-classic. (more...)

New York Phil to Present CONTACT! as Part of 'Focus on Japan'New York Phil to Present CONTACT! as Part of 'Focus on Japan'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

The sixth season of CONTACT!, the New York Philharmonic's new-music series, concludes with "Focus on Japan," Friday, June 5, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, led by Jeffrey Milarsky in his Philharmonic debut. The program co-presented with Met Museum Presents, the live arts series at the Metropolitan Museum, will feature modern and contemporary works by Japanese composers and a work influenced by Japan: Takemitsu's Archipelago S for 21 players; Messiaen's Japan-inspired Sept Haikai, with Stephen Gosling as piano soloist; the U.S. Premiere of Misato Mochizuki's Si bleu, si calme; and the World Premiere-New York Philharmonic Commission of Dai Fujikura's Infinite String. (more...)

Luna Theater Company to Present Akira Kurosawa's RASHOMON thru 4/11Luna Theater Company to Present Akira Kurosawa's RASHOMON thru 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

RASHOMON (adapted from the iconic film of Akira Kurosawa by Kay and Michael Fanin) runs now through April 11, 2015 at Luna Theater Company. (more...)

Filmmaker Pedro Almodovar to Receive WGAW's Jean Renoir AwardFilmmaker Pedro Almodovar to Receive WGAW's Jean Renoir Award
by Movies News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Acclaimed screenwriter-director Pedro Almodóvar, the most influential Spanish filmmaker of the last three decades, is set to receive the Writers Guild of America, West's Jean Renoir Award for Screenwriting Achievement (more...)

Chris Pratt in Talks to Join Denzel Washington in MAGNIFICENT SEVEN RemakeChris Pratt in Talks to Join Denzel Washington in MAGNIFICENT SEVEN Remake
by Movies News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY star Chris Pratt is currently in talks to join Denzel Washington in the upcoming remake of MAGNIFICENT SEVEN for MGM. (more...)

Luna Theater's to Open Season with QUILLS, 10/25-11/15Luna Theater's to Open Season with QUILLS, 10/25-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Luna Theater Company's 13th 'Season of Seduction', commences with the darkly comic QUILLS by Doug Wright, October 25-November 15; followed by CLOSER by Patrick Marber, January 17 - February 7; and concludes with RASHOMON by Ryunosuke Akutagawa (adapted by Fay & Michael Kanin from the screenplay of Akira Kurosawa), March 21- April 11. (more...)

Luna Theater's Opens Season with QUILLS TonightLuna Theater's Opens Season with QUILLS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

Luna Theater Company's 13th 'Season of Seduction', commences with the darkly comic QUILLS by Doug Wright, tonight, October 25-November 15; followed by CLOSER by Patrick Marber, January 17 - February 7; and concludes with RASHOMON by Ryunosuke Akutagawa (adapted by Fay & Michael Kanin from the screenplay of Akira Kurosawa), March 21- April 11. (more...)

Luna Theater's to Open Season with QUILLS, 10/25-11/15Luna Theater's to Open Season with QUILLS, 10/25-11/15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Luna Theater Company's 13th 'Season of Seduction', commences with the darkly comic QUILLS by Doug Wright, October 25-November 15; followed by CLOSER by Patrick Marber, January 17 - February 7; and concludes with RASHOMON by Ryunosuke Akutagawa (adapted by Fay & Michael Kanin from the screenplay of Akira Kurosawa), March 21- April 11. (more...)

Luna Theater to Close Season with Doug Wright's QUILLS, 3/21-4/11Luna Theater to Close Season with Doug Wright's QUILLS, 3/21-4/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Luna Theater Company's 13th 'Season of Seduction', commences with the darkly comic QUILLS by Doug Wright, October 25-November 15; followed by CLOSER by Patrick Marber, January 17 - February 7; and concludes with RASHOMON by Ryunosuke Akutagawa (adapted by Fay & Michael Kanin from the screenplay of Akira Kurosawa), March 21- April 11. All shows take place at the new Luna Theater at 620. S. 8th Street (between South and Bainbridge). Tickets are $15-$25 and can be purchased by visiting www.lunatheater.org or by calling 215-704-0033. (more...)

World Premiere of David Fincher's GONE GIRL to Open 52nd New York Film FestivalWorld Premiere of David Fincher's GONE GIRL to Open 52nd New York Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The World Premiere of David Fincher's GONE GIRL will open the New York Film Festival, the Film Society of Lincoln Center said Thursday. (more...)

Tatsuya Nakadai Set for THE FACE OF ANOTHER Screening at Museum of the Moving Image, 5/17Tatsuya Nakadai Set for THE FACE OF ANOTHER Screening at Museum of the Moving Image, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Tatsuya Nakadai (b. 1932) is one of the greatest actors in the history of contemporary cinema, starring in more than 140 movies by directors including Akira Kurosawa, Masaki Kobayashi, Kon Ichikawa, and Mikio Naruse. His versatility and the electrifying intensity of his performances are legendary, and lie at the heart of a career lasting more than six decades. On Saturday, May 17, at 3:00 p.m., Museum of the Moving Image will present a personal appearance by Nakadai with a screening of one of his most astonishing films, The Face of Another, a doppelgänger tale directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara (Woman of the Dunes). The screening will be followed by a conversation with Nakadai moderated by Terrence Rafferty, former New Yorker film critic and frequent contributor at The New York Times. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brown/Trinty Rep's THE TOOTH OF CRIME & STONE COLD DEAD SERIOUSPhoto Flash: First Look at Brown/Trinty Rep's THE TOOTH OF CRIME & STONE COLD DEAD SERIOUS
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

The Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Programs proudly present two raw and devastatingly humanistic plays running in repertory this May. Sam Shepard's poetic and psychedelic rock and roll drama The Tooth of Crime, directed by Dan Rogers (Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs '15), and Adam Rapp's surreal and dark new-age comedy, Stone Cold Dead Serious, directed by Flordelino Lagundino (Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs '15). Performances of both plays run through May 18 in the Pell Chafee Performance Center, 87 Empire Street, Providence. Audiences should note that both of these productions contain mature subject matter and adult language. Scroll down to see some photos from the productions! (more...)

Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs Stages THE TOOTH OF CRIME, STONE COLD DEAD SERIOUS in Rep, Now thru 5/18Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs Stages THE TOOTH OF CRIME, STONE COLD DEAD SERIOUS in Rep, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2014

The Brown University/Trinity Rep MFA Programs present two raw and devastatingly humanistic plays running in repertory this May. Sam Shepard's poetic and psychedelic rock and roll drama The Tooth of Crime, opens tonight, May 1st and is directed by Dan Rogers (Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Programs '15). (more...)

New York Philharmonic Announces 2014-15 CONTACT! SeriesNew York Philharmonic Announces 2014-15 CONTACT! Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Entering its sixth season in 2014-15, CONTACT!, the Philharmonic's new-music series, will include five programs featuring World, U.S., and New York Premieres, four of which explore the new-music scene from four different countries, and a fifth curated and hosted by composer John Adams. CONTACT! will return for three programs at SubCulture, co-presented with 92nd Street Y: John's Playlist, featuring works by five composers selected by John Adams; a concert of works by Israeli composers, featuring The Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence Lisa Batiashvili alongside Philharmonic musicians; and a performance of works by Italian composers. Two CONTACT! programs will take place at The Metropolitan Museum of Art with Met Museum Presents: a concert of works by Nordic composers conducted in part by Music Director Alan Gilbert; and a program featuring works from Japan, conducted by Jeffrey Milarsky. (more...)

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