The tribute series “Family Circle: The Films of Yasujiro Ozu” runs Thursdays from March 23 to May 18 at Seattle Art Museum.

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The great 20th-century Japanese filmmaker Yasujiro Ozu, known for his wise, delicate portraits of multigenerational families, is the subject of a tribute series at Seattle Art Museum beginning March 23. “Family Circle: The Films of Yasujiro Ozu” will include his 1953 masterpiece “Tokyo Story” (pictured) along with eight other films, screening Thursday nights at 7:30 p.m. through May 18. Series tickets are $73 ($66 for SAM, SIFF, NWFF, SFI, Scarecrow Video and TheFilmSchool members) and available through or 206-654-3210.