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Science on Screen: Dreams

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

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Unfolding over eight vignettes, this late masterpiece, from 1990, collects vivid nightime visions that visited the auteur Akira Kurosawa.

This screening will springboard into a discussion on the states of consciousness with Dr. Sanjay Singh, Chair of the Department of Neurology at Creighton University School of Medicine.

Additional Information

Science on Screen is an initiative of the Coolidge Corner Theatre with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Film Streams first participated in the program in 2016, offering talks around CONTAGION, EMBRACE OF THE SERPENT, and RACING EXTINCTION.

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Directed By
Akira Kurosawa

Starring
Akira Terao
Martin Scorsese
Chishū Ryū
Mieko Harada
Mitsuko Baisho

Running Time
119 minutes

MPAA Rating
Not Rated

Distributed By
Warner Bros.

Country of Origin
Japan/USA

Language
English, Japanese & French with English subtitles

Release Year
1990

Series
Science on Screen 2017