Mr. Thank You (有りがたうさん, Arigatō-san)
Saturday, November 11, 1pm
Towson University Art Lecture Hall, CA 2032
FREE Registration Required https://www.eventbrite.com/e/
Enjoy this rare screening of a 1936 classic comic drama from Reed Hessler’s private collection.
Based on a short story by Nobel Prize-winning novelist Yasunari Kawabata and noted for its location shooting, this film portrays the lives of various bus passengers and their diverse reasons for travel from Izu to Tokyo during depression-era Japan. Directed by Hiroshi Shimizu. Hosted by Reed Hessler, longtime host on WBJC. Co-presented with the Baltimore Kawasaki Sister City Committee (BKSCC) and TU College of Fine Arts and Communication Dean’s Office.Eventbrite