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The Films of Yasujiro Ozu: An Autumn Afternoon

Thu May 18 2017

Seattle Art Museum

Plestcheeff Auditorium

7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Yasujiro Ozu (1903-63), one of the greatest cinematic artists, finds universal truths in his tender studies of 20th-century Japanese families. Parents and children, lovers and enemies, traditional country folk and modern city dwellers must come to terms with themselves, each other and a few simple truths: life is both disappointing and wonderful; what is, is. Ozu, an exponent of Zen, embraces contemplative stillness, deep laughter, fleeting beauty and the stunning, haiku-like revelations of small gestures. All films in 35mm, in Japanese with English subtitles.

Other Films in this Series

Thu Mar 23

Late Spring

Thu April 6

Early Summer

Thu April 13

Tokyo Story

Thu April 20

Early Spring

Thu April 27

Equinox Flower

Thu May 4

Good Morning

Thu May 11

Late Autumn

Thu May 18

An Autumn Afternoon

Series tickets may be purchased online, at the Ticketing Desk at the Seattle Art Museum, or over the phone with a credit card by calling the SAM Customer Service Center at 206.654.3210.

A limited number of single-film tickets may be available on a first-come, first-served basis day of, beginning at 7:25 pm for $9 (cash/check only).

Photo: New Yorker Films/Photofest