Clark to Show Japanese Film An Autumn Afternoon November 1

For Immediate Release

October 23, 2002

The Clark Art Institute's fall film series "Yasujiro Ozu and the Architectonics of Film" will conclude on Friday, November 1, at 4:00 p.m., with a showing of An Autumn Afternoon. The 1962 film, director Ozu's last, stars Chishu Ryu as an aging widower who fears losing his only daughter to marriage. Admission is free.

The film series if offered in connection with the exhibition Tadao Ando: Architect, on view at the Clark through April 27. Tadao Ando, the winner of the prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize and the recipient of the 2002 American Institute of Architects Gold Medal, is one of the most celebrated architects working today. Ando's sensitivity to landscape and the contemplative nature of his interior spaces led the Institute to select him as architect for its upcoming expansion and campus enhancement.

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free through May.  For more information call 413-458-2303 or visit www.clarkart.edu.

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