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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
The Ambassador Opening Night Party
Opening night celebration for The Ambassador, a documentary about corruption and exploitation in the Central African Republic. The Ambassador will screen for a week at Cinefamily, and director Mads Brügger will do a question and answer session after the opening night screening. Tickets are $12 and available online.
Closing: Lessons of the Cherry Blossom: Japanese Woodblock Prints
Norton Simon Museum (Pasadena)
Final day of the exhibition Lessons of the Cherry Blossom: Japanese Woodblock Prints. This show features 16 prints from the Museum’s permanent collection, several of which have not been on view before, including three rare sets of uncut double prints by Utagawa Hiroshige and works by Totoya Hokkei and Chōbunsai Eishi. The show celebrates the 100th anniversary of Tokyo’s gift of 3,000 cherry blossom trees to Washington D.C.
Closing: Ends of the Earth
Final day of the exhibition Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974. This show is the first large-scale exhibition to deal broadly with land art in terms of its emergence as an artistic medium. The show features more than eighty artists and projects from United Kingdom, Japan, Israel, Iceland, Eastern and Northern Europe, as well as North and South America.
The Ambassador, Mads Brugger, film still, 2012. Courtesy of NPR.