Sympathy for the Underdog

The Films of Kinji Fukasaku

All films screen at the Alamo Drafthouse Downtown (409 Colorado). Individual films cost $4/AFS members, $6/general public. A pass may be purchased for entry into the entire series: $30/AFS members, $45/general public. Tickets may be bought in advance at www.drafthouse.com. Call 322-0145 for more information.

THU, 10/11, 7pm
Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1973, 99 min.)

SUN, 10/14, 5pm
Black Lizard (1967, 87 min.)

THU, 10/18, 7pm
Sympathy for the Underdog (1969, 96 min.)

SUN, 10/21, 7pm
Graveyard of Honor and Humanity (1975, 94 min.)

THU, 10/25, 7pm
Shogun's Samurai (1978, 130 min.)

SUN, 10/28
Double Feature:

5pm Wolves, Pigs, and People (1964, 95 min.)
7pm High Noon for Gangsters (1961, 82 min.)

THU, 11/1, 7pm
State Police vs. Organized Crime (1975, 101 min.)

SUN, 11/4, 5pm
Modern Yakuza -- Outlaw Killer (1972, 90 min.)

THU, 11/8, 7pm
Yakuza Burial -- Jasmine Flower (1976, 96 min.)

SUN, 11/11, 7pm
Special Sneak Preview:

Battle Royale (2000, 90 min.)

SAT, 11/24, noon
Saturday Morning Film Club:

The Green Slime (1968, 99 min.)

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    AFS presents the films of Kinji Fukasaku, Japan's premier post-war director.

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