Satoshi Kon’s “Tokyo Godfathers” to Screen at Select Theaters

Tokyo Godfathers Monday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. (subtitled) Wednesday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. (dubbed) Various Theaters Admission: $17/$14 children Tokyo Godfathers, the acclaimed holiday classic from master director Satoshi Kon (Paprika, Perfect Blue), returns to theaters in a brand-new restoration. In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people’s lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. … Continue reading Satoshi Kon’s “Tokyo Godfathers” to Screen at Select Theaters

Masaaki Yuasa’s “Ride Your Wave” to Premiere in NYC

Ride Your Wave Wednesday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m. Various Theaters (See list below) Admission: $20 From visionary director Masaaki Yuasa (The Night is Short, Walk on Girl; Devilman Crybaby) comes a deeply emotional new film that applies his trademark visual ingenuity to a tale of romance, grief and self-discovery. GKIDS, a New York-based American film distributor, presents Ride Your Wave in this special one-night-only … Continue reading Masaaki Yuasa’s “Ride Your Wave” to Premiere in NYC

Studio Ghibli Festival Continues with “Spirited Away”

Spirited Away Sunday, October 27 at 12:55 p.m. Monday, October 28 and Wednesday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m. Various Locations—Find the best one for you! UA Kaufman Astoria STM 14 & RPX 35-30 38th Street, Long Island City Regal E-Walk STM 13 & RPX 247 W. 42nd Street AMC Empire 25 234 W. 42nd Street AMC Kips Bay 15 570 Second Avenue Regal Union Square … Continue reading Studio Ghibli Festival Continues with “Spirited Away”
My Neighbor Totoro, Studio Ghibli, NYC, Japan, Hayao Miyazaki, GKIDS

My Neighbor Totoro in Theaters for Special Three-Day Event

My Neighbor Totoro Sunday, August 25 at 12:55 p.m. Monday, August 26 and Wednesday, August 28 at 7:00 p.m. Admission: $12.50 Various Locations UA Kaufman Astoria STM 14 & RPX 35-30 38th Street, Long Island City Regal E-Walk STM 13 & RPX 247 W. 42nd Street AMC Empire 25 234 W. 42nd Street AMC Kips Bay 15 570 Second Avenue Regal Union Square STM 14 … Continue reading My Neighbor Totoro in Theaters for Special Three-Day Event
Never-Ending Man, Hayao Miyazaki, Studio Ghibli, NYC, Japan, anime, animation, GKIDS, documentary, #MiyazakiDoc, Kaku Arakawa

Miyazaki Documentary to Screen for Two Nights in NYC

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki  Thursday, December 13 and Tuesday, December 18 Various theaters (see below) Admission: $12.50 Although esteemed Academy Award®-winning film director and animator Hayao Miyazaki suddenly announced his retirement in 2013 at the age of 72, he can’t shake his burning desire to create. After an encounter with young CGI animators, Miyazaki embarks on a new project to use CGI for the first time ever. But the artist, who has … Continue reading Miyazaki Documentary to Screen for Two Nights in NYC