Jeff Purdue

"Osaka Elegy," one of two films that Mizoguchi Kenji directed in 1936 starring the great Yamada Isuzu, will wrap up the 2015 season's Masters of Japanese Cinema series at 6:30 p.m. June 2 at the Pickford Film Center.

The film tells the story of a young woman who sacrifices…

"Early Summer," the 1951 film by Ozu Yasujiro, will be shown at the Pickford Film Center at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, as part of the Masters of Japanese Cinema series, co-sponsored by Western Libraries.

The film features a rich portrayal of four…

"Rashomon" is the next film in the Pickford Film Center's Masters of Japanese Cinema series, screening at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3.

"Rashomon" became the first Japanese film to win a major award outside of Japan when it won the Golden Lion in Venice in…

Mizoguchi Kenji's 1936 film "Sisters of the Gion," the first Masters of Japanese Cinema Series film of 2015, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 6 at Pickford Film Center in downtown Bellingham.

Set in the famous geisha district of Gion in Kyoto, the plot concerns two…

Akira Kurosawa's "Sanjuro" is the next film in the Pickford Film Center's Masters of Japanese Cinema series. The follow-up to Kurosawa's wildly popular 1961 film "Yojimbo" will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2.

"Sanjuro" stars…

A screening of Ozu Yassujiro's 1953 masterpiece "Tokyo Story" kicks off this year's Masters of Japanese Cinema series Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the Pickford Film Center.

According to the Pickford Film Center's website, the film "has…

The following faculty should have received a memo from Jana Schueler of the Registrar's Office confirming their attendance at Winter Commencement, March 23, 2013:

Tilmann Glimm, Dave Hirsch, Carol Janson, Scott Linneman, LeaAnn Martin, John Miles, Jeff Purdue, Rachel Severson, Joan…

The following Western Washington University faculty members should have received a memo from Jana Schueler of the Registrar's Office confirming their attendance at summer commencement Aug. 18:

Larry Antil, Elizabeth Boland, Susan DeBari, Jeanne Freeman, Jennifer…

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