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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
7:00 PM


Logan Center, Performance Hall



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UChicago Arts



Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
Film Screening and Discussion with Philip Glass

Mishima is based on the life and work of Japanese writer Yukio Mishima, interweaving episodes from his life with dramatizations of segments from his books. A 1985 American/Japanese film co-written and directed by Paul Schrader, the film was produced by Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas, with a score composed by Philip Glass and partially performed by the Kronos Quartet. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Philip Glass, moderated by Berthold Hoeckner of the Department of Music.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended and can be made at

Co-sponsored by the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, Doc Films, and the Film Studies Center.