Although we already knew a Ghibli season was coming – thanks to a mini-announcement in the BFI’s February booklet –, now it’s official: the British Film Institute published a full announcement on their website yesterday, revealing that it would be screening the complete set of Studio Ghibli films over the course of two months. Continue reading
November events… like October, it’s a busy month, full of festivals and other special screenings. I wrote this post somewhat in a rush, so I have the feeling I must have missed some of what is going – let me know if you notice any glaring omissions!
Note: Will do the Events Widgets on the side in the morning, need to go to bed!
I’m losing track of all the stops that the Studio Ghibli Retrospective – courtesy of GKIDS, the US distributor of the Japanese animation studio – has been making since December 2011 (when it first launched in New York) on its tour of North America. It has been in California before – in Santa Monica and Hollywood – but not yet in San Diego, where Ghibli films old and new (okay, not totally new as neither「借りぐらしのアリエッティ」/ Karigurashi no Arrietty/Arrietty, 2010 nor 「コクリコ坂から」/ Kokuriko-zaka Kara/From up on Poppy Hill, 2011 are included) will be screening for two weeks. The retrospective is split over two Landmark Theatres, La Jolla Village and Ken’s Cinema, with the line-up as follows: Continue reading
GKids only just tweeted an announcement that the IFC Center in New York – where the special Studio Ghibli retrospective that has been travelling North America since last year first began – will be screening a whole lot of the films of the famous Japanese animation studio between November 16th and December 20th, 2012. It may the final stop of the Miyazaki & Co. tour, but I don’t know for sure. What is certain, however, is that New Yorkers are in for quite a treat – yet again. Continue reading
Nashville, Tennessee wasn’t originally on the list of cities for the US tour of the Studio Ghibli retrospective, but I don’t think anyone is going to be complaining about this – more likely children (big and small, of course) will be rejoicing. Continue reading