Globus Film Series - Dawn of Japanese Animation Special Screening - Orochi
Saturday, February 16, 2008
1925, 75 min., 16mm, b&w. Directed by Buntaro Futagawa. Starring Tsumasaburo Bando.
With live benshi narration in English!
An innocent samurai is falsely accused of a crime in this epic film that culminates into a historical sword-fighting blowout scene. Live benshi performance in English by Leon Ingulsrud, NY-based theater director, actor and member of the SITI Company.
Tickets: $10/$7 Japan Society members & seniors/$4.50 students. The Special Student Discount is made possible by The Globus Family. Purchase tickets online above or call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258.
About Leon Ingulsrud
Leon Ingulsrud is a theatre actor, director and teacher. Born and raised in Japan, Mr. Ingulsrud earned an MFA in Directing from Columbia University, and helped found the SITI Company with Anne Bogart.
Directing credits include Alice in Wonderland, Slide Thing, Blue Eyed Boy, Endgame, The Hairy Ape, Hanjo, Macbeth, Martini Ceremony, Medea, Angel/Babel, Short Stories, Epitaph for the Whales, The Sea, The Grapes of Wrath, The Tempest, Death of a Salesman and three productions of Moby Dick. Mr. Ingulsrud has taught acting in workshops, conservatories and universities throughout the world including such institutions as The Julliard School, Trinity College Dublin, NYU, Fordham University and Bard College.
Mr. Ingulsrud currently resides in New York City.
This event is part of Globus Film Series - Dawn of Japanese Animation.