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This Saturday: AKIRA KUROSAWA

A giant of 20th-century cinema, Akira Kurosawa is acclaimed as one of the great cinema auteurs both for his technical mastery and the universal humanist themes that pervade his work: a compassion for individual suffering; a quest for justice through personal rebellion against corrupt social structures; and a concern for the existential crises of humanity in the face of death, social pressure, and the apparent meaningless of life’s struggles. Kurosawa’s work ultimately is a cinema of questioning rather than assertion. Bridging traditional Eastern cultural values with Western influences his pictures cut across genres, periods and settings.
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Celebrate Great Storytelling

The Writer's Symposium by the Sea at Point Loma Nazarene University celebrates great writing through inspiring conversations. This year's lineup features Anne Lamott, Amor Towles, Paulette Jiles, Nick Hornby, and Susan Orlean. Enjoy spirited discussions with host Dean Nelson, exploring themes of grief, addiction, hope, faith, creativity, and the writing process. Experience the power of storytelling and human connection with some of today's most engaging authors.
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