Experience the gorgeousness and innovation of anime’s finest storytellers
For decades, Studio Ghibli’s breathtakingly beautiful movies have captivated audiences with stunning visuals and inspired generations of fans through masterful storytelling. Catch the final two moviees in the 2019 Studio Ghibli Fest and experience the wonder of some of the world’s most beloved, groundbreaking animated films.
Sunday, November 17 (dubbed), 12:55 p.m.
Monday, November 18 (subtitled), 7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 20 (dubbed) 7 p.m.
From Academy Award-winning director Hayao Miyazaki comes an epic masterpiece that has dazzled audiences worldwide with its breathtaking imagination, exhilarating battles, and deep humanity.
Inflicted with a deadly curse, the young warrior Ashitaka heads west in search of a cure. There, he stumbles into a bitter conflict between Lady Eboshi, the proud people of Iron Town, and the enigmatic Princess Mononoke, a young girl raised by wolves, who will stop at nothing to prevent the humans from destroying her home and the forest spirits and animal gods who live there. Featuring the voice talents of Gillian Anderson, Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Billy Bob Thornton.
The Tale of Princess Kaguya
Monday, December 16 (dubbed), 7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 18 (subtitled), 7 p.m.
This powerful and soaring epic that redefines animated storytelling and marks a triumphant highpoint within an extraordinary filmmaking career for director and Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata.
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her – but ultimately, she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime. Featuring the voice talents of James Caan, John Cho, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, James Marsden, and Chloë Grace Moretz, director Isao Takahata’s final film was nominated for an Academy Award and hailed as a masterpiece by critics.
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