Frostburg State University’s International Film Series will show the Japanese martial arts epic, “Hero,” on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Lane University Center Atkinson Room. The viewing is free and open to the public.
This PG-13-rated film takes place in ancient China before the reign of the first emperor, when warring factions throughout the Six Kingdoms were plotting to assassinate the most powerful ruler, Qin. A minor official with no name defeats all three warriors sent to kill the ruler.
The martial arts epic, directed by Zhang Yimou, was nominated for an Oscar and has won 21 awards, including the Hong Kong film award.
For more information, call the Lane University Center Information Desk at (301) 687-4411.
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