Animation First, French Institute Alliance Française, FIAF, Only Yesterday, Isao Takahata, Michel Ocelot, Kirikou and the Sorceress, animation, film festivals, Studio Ghibli

French Institute Alliance Française to Screen Isao Takahata’s “Only Yesterday” at Animation First 🗓 🗺

The second edition of Animation First, the only U.S. festival dedicated to French animation, takes place this weekend, running from Friday, January 25 through Sunday, January 27. Organized by the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF), a nonprofit dedicated to exploring the richness of French cultures, Animation First showcases the vast history, enduring ingenuity, and diversity of France’s renowned animation studios and schools. This year’s schedule … Continue reading French Institute Alliance Française to Screen Isao Takahata’s “Only Yesterday” at Animation First 🗓 🗺
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 🗓