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

Monday, December 14 - Saturday, December 26, 2015
DCP projection 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

Saturday, December 26 - Tuesday, December 29, 2015
DCP projection 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... more...



Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

Sunday, December 27 - Tuesday, December 29, 2015
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

Sunday, December 13 - Tuesday, December 29, 2015
DCP projection 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... more...



Kiki’s Delivery Service

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Saturday, December 12 - Thursday, December 31, 2015
DCP projection 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... more...



My Neighbors The Yamadas

My Neighbors The Yamadas

Sunday, December 27 - Thursday, December 31, 2015
DCP projection In a break from the frequently mythical storytelling of Studio Ghibli, director Isao Takahata wryly tweaks the everyday activities of family life with... more...



My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Friday, August 5 - Saturday, August 6, 2016
DCP projection One of the most endearing and internationally renowned films of all time, a film that Roger Ebert called "one of the five best movies" ever made for children, MY NEIGHBOR... more...



Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Friday, June 24 - Saturday, June 25, 2016
DCP projection 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... more...



Ocean Waves

Ocean Waves

Friday, December 18 - Wednesday, December 30, 2015
High-definition digital projection Rarely seen outside of Japan, OCEAN WAVES is a subtle, poignant and wonderfully detailed story of adolescence and teenage isolation. Taku and his... more...



Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday

Friday, January 1 - Thursday, January 28, 2016
25th anniversary! Theatrical premiere engagement DCP projection All shows before 10:00pm are the new English-language version. All... more...



Pom Poko

Pom Poko

Monday, February 8, 2016
Post-film discussion with DarkMatter! 35mm print -- Japanese version with English subtitles In this powerful and provocative anime from the legendary Studio Ghibli, a race of magical,... more...



Ponyo

Ponyo

Saturday, December 26 - Wednesday, December 30, 2015
DCP projection 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... more...



Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

Wednesday, December 23 - Thursday, December 31, 2015
DCP projection 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, September 9 - Saturday, September 10, 2016
DCP projection 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... more...



Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Friday, December 11 - Thursday, December 31, 2015
DCP projection 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... more...



Whisper of the Heart

Whisper of the Heart

Friday, December 18 - Wednesday, December 23, 2015
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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