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A rare example of an Akira Kurosawa film that emphasizes man-against-nature over man-against-man, Dersu Uzala is not the director’s most psychologically acute work (which can be deduced from the fact that it won the 1975 best-foreign-film Oscar). Still, this tale of an Asian trapper’s relationship with a team of Russian surveyors in turn-of-the-century Siberia is frequently spectacular. Today at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Freer Gallery’s Meyer Auditorium, 12th & Jefferson Dr. SW. FREE. For reservations call (202) 357-3200.