Books on Film: Marlon James on Rashomon

Books on Film: Marlon James on Rashomon


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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350 King St W, Toronto, Ontario

Books on Film: Marlon James on Rashomon

Monday, April 16, 2018, 7p.m.
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Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James (A Brief History of Seven Killings) discusses Akira Kurosawa’s visionary masterpiece, Rashomon, and its lasting influence on cinema, literature, and popular culture, including James’ own highly anticipated Dark Star trilogy. Presented in partnership with TIFF.


Marlon James was born in Jamaica in 1970. His recent novel A Brief History of Seven Killings won the 2015 Man Booker Prize, the OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature for fiction, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for fiction, and the Minnesota Book Award. It was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and named a New York Times Notable Book. James is also the author of The Book of Night Women and John Crow’s Devil. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Photo: Jeffrey Skemp



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