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Akira Kurosawa

Date of Death: September 06, 1998 (88)

Birth Place: Tokyo, JAPAN

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Ice Spice to Star Alongside Denzel Washington in HIGH AND LOW from Spike Lee

Ice Spice, the popular rapper, will be making her acting debut in Spike Lee's next film. A remake of the 1963 Akira Kurosawa thriller, she will join Denzel Washington (who was previously announced) in her first feature film. In a Tweet, Apple confirmed production on the film with a photo of Lee and Washington.

French Riviera Film Festival Unveils Official 2024 Poster Art By NY-Based Artist Cindy Shaoul

The sixth annual French Riviera Film Festival has unveiled its 2024 official poster, featuring an original work of art created exclusively for the festival by New York City-based, impressionistic/abstract artist Cindy Shaoul.

Discover Mahler's Symphony No. 5 with The South Bend Symphony On February 10 

The South Bend Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Alastair Willis present Discover Mahler's Symphony No. 5 on February 10, 2024, at 7:30 p.m. at the Morris Performing Arts Center.

Japan Society Announces Rare 'Fluxfilms' Screening With Experimental Filmmaker Jeffrey Perkins

Japan Society, a 116-year-old non-profit organization focused on bringing Japan and the U.S. closer together, announces a rare screening of films from the radical 1960's Fluxus movement together with a conversation with Fluxus filmmaker Jeffrey Perkins.

Interview: 'It's Always So Deep and Cathartic When you Experience a Sondheim Show': Joaquin Pedro Valdes on PACIFIC OVERTURES at the Menier Chocolate Factory

Recently, we had the chance to speak with Joaquin Pedro Valdes, who is taking on the role of John Manjiro in Pacific Overtures. We discussed how he first got started in musical theatre, what it has been like to be a part of such a unique Sonhdime work, and even how the themes of the show can be compared to sushi!

SPIRITED AWAY at The London Coliseum Extends Five Additional Weeks

A five-week extension  has been announced for the European premiere of the stage adaptation of SPIRITED AWAY at the London Coliseum.

French Riviera Film Festival Partners With Entertainment Oxygen For 2024 Festival In Cannes

French Riviera Film Festival (FRFF) has partnered with Entertainment Oxygen for its sixth edition. Entertainment Oxygen will provide comprehensive support for the festival, including ticketing, virtual screenings, and digital promotion. FRFF celebrates short-form content and takes place during the Festival de Cannes.

Japan Society Presents A Special Screening Of The Eagerly Anticipated GODZILLA MINUS ONE

Japan Society has announced a special public preview screening of Takashi Yamazaki's Godzilla Minus One. Following its world premiere at the prestigious Tokyo International Film Festival, Japan Society will present the first Japanese Godzilla movie since 2016 to eager audiences in NYC on November 28 at 7:00 pm.

Japan Society Presents A Special Preview Screening Of THE BOY AND THE HERON, November 17

Japan Society today announced a special preview screening of Hayao Miyazaki's upcoming feature film The Boy and the Heron on Friday, November 17 at 8:30pm at Japan Society (333 E. 47th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues).

Japan Society to Screen POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN With Appearance by Creator Akihiro Nishino

Japan Society will present a special screening of “Poupelle of Chimney Town” on Saturday, November 18 with a rare appearance by creator Akihiro Nishino.

40 Independent Cinemas Win Grants To Bring Science To The Movies

40 independent cinemas have won grants to bring science to the movies through the nationwide Science on Screen® initiative. The grants, totaling $245,000, aim to promote scientific literacy through entertainment.

Find Out How to Get Tickets to SPIRITED AWAY at the London Coliseum

The priority and general on sale dates have been announced for the European premiere of the stage adaptation of SPIRITED AWAY, which opens at the London Coliseum on 30 April 2024 where it will play until 20 July 2024.

Stage Adaptation of Studio Ghibli's SPIRITED AWAY Makes European Debut in London in 2024

The European premiere of SPIRITED AWAY will open at the London Coliseum in April 2024.

Ojai Playwrights Conference Announces Actors, Directors, Dramaturges, and Special Guests For 2023 New Works Festival

Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), under the leadership of new Producing Artistic Director Jeremy B. Cohen, today announced the full roster of artists for its 26th Annual New Works Festival to be held August 2 – 6 in Ojai, CA.

Playwrights Announced For 2023 Ojai Summer Conference & New Works Festival

Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), under the leadership of new Producing Artistic Director Jeremy B. Cohen, today announced the selection of playwrights for its 26th Annual New Works Festival to be held August 2 – 6 in Ojai, CA.

Roundabout Names 2023-24 Directing Fellow and Directors Group

Discover the individuals who will be shaping the future of Roundabout Theatre Company. Get to know these emerging artists and learn about Roundabout's prestigious program that nurtures and supports their artistic growth.

MAY DECEMBER to Open 61st New York Film Festival

In May December, Elizabeth (Natalie Portman), a popular television star, has arrived in a tight-knit island community in Savannah. Here, she will be doing intimate research for a new part, ingratiating herself into the lives of Gracie (Julianne Moore), whom she’ll be playing on-screen, and her much younger husband, Joe (Charles Melton).

Playwrights' Center & Venturous Theater Fund Reveal 2023�"25 Venturous Playwright Fellowships

Playwrights' Center and Venturous Theater Fund have revealed the 2023-25 Venturous Playwright Fellows: Harmon dot aut, with their play Tornado Tastes Like Aluminum Sting (in partnership with Spectrum Theatre Ensemble and the Contemporary American Theater.

Playwrights Announced For Ojai 2023 Summer Conference & New Works Festival

Playwrights receive a week-long workshop to develop their new plays followed by a public presentation in OPC's 26th Annual New Works Festival, August 2 - 6.

French Riviera Film Festival Reveals 2023 Winning Shorts And Specialty Awards

The fifth annual French Riviera Film Festival, held on May 19 and 20, 2023 in Cannes, France, has revealed the winning shorts of the 2023 competition.

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