Kurosawa on the road

By mattdentler | Matt Dentler's Blog May 14, 2010 at 6:54AM

Kurosawa on the road
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Janus Films is celebrating the release of its massive, 25-disc Akira Kurosawa box set with a theatrical tour. Prints of several Kurosawa titles are making the rounds, including a new 35mm print of the legendary Rashomon. According to its site, each city will have a different assortment of Kurosawa classics. The series is now running in Chicago and Durham. Here are the scheduled dates, cities, and theaters for this essential series:

May 1 - June 24
Chicago, IL - Gene Siskel Film Center

May 14 - May 27
Durham, NC - The Carolina Theatre

May 15 - May 23
Los Angeles, CA - American Cinematheque Egyptian

May 15 - September 8
Silver Spring, MD - AFI Silver Theatre

June 3 - June 24
Columbus, OH - Wexner Center for the Arts

June 4 - August 29
Berkeley, CA - Pacific Film Archive

June 11 - August 2
Toronto, ON - Cinematheque Ontario

June 17 - August 9
Vancouver, BC - Pacific Cinematheque

June 11 - August 16
Nashville, TN - The Belcourt Theatre

July 9 - July 31
Webster Groves, MO - Webster University Film Series

August 5 - August 26
Rochester, NY - George Eastman House

August 6 - August 28
Los Angeles, CA - UCLA Film & Television Archive

September 5 - September 26
Phoenixville, PA - The Colonial Theatre