April 14, 3:00pm
Dir. Akira Kurosawa (JAPAN: 1954), 207 min. Described as one of the greatest and most influential films ever made, Seven Samurai is a Japanese adventure drama film that takes place in 1587 during the Warring States Period of Japan. The film follows a poor village of farmers who are under attack by bandits and must hire seven samurai to help defend them and combat the bandits who plan to return after the harvest to steal their crops.