Castles in the Sky: Miyazaki, Takahata & the Masters of Studio Ghibli

Castles in the Sky: Miyazaki, Takahata & the Masters of Studio Ghibli

Friday, November 16 - Thursday, December 20, 2012

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In collaboration with GKIDS, we’re pleased to present the return of our comprehensive, smash-hit retrospective of films from Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli animation house. Don’t miss your chance to see some of the greatest films of all time on rare 35mm prints, including such favorites as MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO, CASTLE IN THE SKY, and SPIRITED AWAY, as well as rare films like ONLY YESTERDAY and OCEAN WAVES, and the US theatrical premiere of GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES. Most films will be presented in both subtitled and English dubbed versions.  Click here for a schedule of films screening between Nov 23 – Dec 20.


Castle in the Sky

Castle in the Sky

Friday, November 16 - Wednesday, December 19, 2012
35mm print Don't miss this rare opportunity to see one of Hayao Miyazaki's most stunningly beautiful, exciting, and infrequently screened films. A young girl with a mysterious crystal... more...



The Cat Returns

The Cat Returns

Tuesday, November 27 - Thursday, December 20, 2012
35mm print In this sequel to WHISPER OF THE HEART, a quiet suburban schoolgirl, Haru, is pitched into a fantastical feline world and must find her inner strength to make her way back home.... more...



Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Friday, December 20 - Tuesday, December 24, 2013
DCP projection "Proof that animation can cover painful adult topics as bravely and powerfully as any live-action movie. A study of the effects of war on children through the eyes of... more...



Howl’s Moving Castle

Howl’s Moving Castle

Friday, November 23 - Thursday, November 29, 2012
35mm print Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named... more...



Kiki’s Delivery Service

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Friday, November 23 - Thursday, December 6, 2012
35mm print From the legendary Hayao Miyazaki comes the beloved story of a resourceful young witch who uses her broom to create a delivery service, only to lose her gift of flight in a... more...



My Neighbors The Yamadas

My Neighbors The Yamadas

Sunday, December 9 - Tuesday, December 18, 2012
35mm print In a break from the frequently mythical storytelling of Studio Ghibli, director Isao Takahata wryly tweaks the everyday activities of family life with his depiction of the irresponsible,... more...



My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Friday, December 20 - Thursday, January 2, 2014
DCP projection Fri Dec 20 at 8:20pm show a double-bill with GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES at 10:10pm! One... more...



Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Friday, November 16 - Friday, December 14, 2012
35mm print The debut film from Hayao Miyazaki, NAUSICAA is considered by many to be his masterwork -- and there are few films, animated or otherwise, of such sweeping scope and grandeur.... more...



Ocean Waves

Ocean Waves

Wednesday, November 21 - Monday, December 3, 2012
Rarely seen outside of Japan, OCEAN WAVES is a subtle, poignant and wonderfully detailed story of adolescence and teenage isolation. Taku and his best friend Yutaka are headed back to school for what looks... more...



Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday

Saturday, December 8 - Thursday, December 20, 2012
35mm print Realizing that she is at a crossroads in her life, bored twenty-something Taeko heads for the countryside. The trip dredges up forgotten childhood memories which unfold in... more...



Pom Poko

Pom Poko

Wednesday, November 21 - Tuesday, December 18, 2012
35mm print In this brilliant and often overlooked Studio Ghibli masterpiece, the forests are filled with groups of magical tanuki, mischievous raccoon-like animals from Japanese folklore... more...



Ponyo

Ponyo

Wednesday, November 21 - Thursday, November 29, 2012
35mm print Perfect for audiences of all ages, PONYO centers on the friendship between five-year-old Sosuke and a magical goldfish named Ponyo, the young daughter of a sorcerer father and... more...



Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

Sunday, November 25 - Thursday, December 20, 2012
35mm print This unsung treasure from Hayao Miyazaki nestles a tale of morality and identity inside a soaring airborne adventure -- a tribute to early aviation and the reckless flyboys... more...



Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Friday, November 16 - Thursday, December 20, 2012
35mm print PRINCESS MONONOKE is a landmark of animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty. An epic story of conflict between humans, gods, and nature, the film has been universally... more...



Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Friday, November 16 - Wednesday, December 19, 2012
35mm print Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award®-winning masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped redefine the possibilities of... more...



Whisper of the Heart

Whisper of the Heart

Friday, November 23 - Wednesday, December 19, 2012
35mm print Shizuku is spending her last summer vacation before high school reading and translating foreign music into Japanese. Perusing the eclectic selection of books she has checked... more...





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