Off-Site Film: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai

Friday, July 11, 2014 | 7 pm
1999, 116 minutes, rated R
Directed by Jim Jarmusch; with Forest Whitaker, John Tormey, and Cliff Gorman

Ghost Dog is a mafia hit man who communicates via carrier pigeon and lives by following the way of the samurai. When betrayed by the man he spends his life protecting, Ghost Dog must decide whether to stay true to the ancient code or retaliate against his master. Featuring a score by RZA, the film presents a unique cultural mash-up as contradictory and distinct as the character of Ghost Dog himself.

In conjunction with the Inglewood Art + Film Lab presented by LACMA, watch a diverse selection of films—international classics, shorts, independents, and animated films—that are sure to capture your imagination. All screenings (except June 27) take place in the Waddingham Lecture Hall of the Inglewood Library.

Inglewood Public Library, Inglewood | 7 pm
Free and open to the public
Note: Screening takes place in the Waddingham Lecture Hall of the Inglewood Public Library, 101 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90301.

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