Any fan of animation knows the name and has seen Hayao Miyazaki films on TV but you may not have had the opportunity to seem in the theatre. As GKIDS and Fathom Events Studio Ghibli Fest continues across the nation the next film to be screened in select U.S. Cinemas will be “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind” on September 24, 25 & 27th. The film has been dubbed in English with the talents of Alison Lohman, Uma Thurman, Patrick Stewart, Edward James Olmos, Shia LaBeouf, Chris Sarandon and more contributing their voices to this classic Studio Ghibli film.
This event also features the GKIDS MINIFEST
, an ongoing festival of award-winning short
animated films from around the world, as part of the exclusive event experience.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind is set in a devastated future world decimated by atmospheric poisons and swarming with gigantic insects, Nausicaä is a young princess, both brave and innocent, whose love for all living things and passionate determination to understand the processes of nature lead her into terrible danger, sacrifice and eventual triumph.
The film will be in nearly 600 select movie theaters and to find a complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website(theaters and participants are subject to change)
Tickets for can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com
or at participating theater box offices.
Sunday, September 24 at 12:55 p.m. local time (English- dubbed).
Monday, September 25 at 7:00 p.m. local time (English-language subtitled).
Wednesday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. local time (English-dubbed).
The 2017 partnership kicks off with the iconic “My Neighbor Totoro,” from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli, on Sunday, June 25 and Monday, June 26. “Totoro” is the first title in STUDIO GHIBLI FEST, a six film monthly series which continues with “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” “Castle In The Sky,” “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind,” “Howl’s Moving Castle” and a special cinema-run of the Academy Award-winning “Spirited Away” timed for Halloween. GKIDS is also partnering with Fathom Events to release “Mune: Guardian of the Moon,” from the producers of “The Little Prince,” for the first time in U.S. cinemas. Two additional new release titles are anticipated as part of the 2017 GKIDS/Fathom lineup.
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This festival looks so cool and if I was in NYC would release my inner child so that I could attend some of these screenings!
New York International Children’s Film Festival
March 2 – 25, 2012
NYICFF was founded in 1997 to promote intelligent, passionate, provocative cinematic works for ages 3-18 and to help define a more compelling film for kids. Since its launch, the event has grown to become the largest festival for children and teens in North America, with a paid audience of over 20,000 attending the most recent event. Since 2000, all screenings have sold out in advance.
Each year the festival presents 100 animated, live action and experimental shorts and features from around the world plus gala premieres, retrospectives, filmmaker Q&As, workshops, audience voting, and the NYICFF Awards Ceremony. But the festival has become much more than just an annual event; NYICFF now offers year-round film programming, a touring festival, an online festival, and film production workshops for children ages 6-16.
STUDIO GHIBLI COLLECTION
One Month! Dec 16 – Jan 12 – IFC Center
NYICFF and GKIDS present a twenty-five year, fifteen-film retrospective of Studio Ghibli, including masterpieces from Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata. Don’t miss this rare chance to see some of the greatest films on all time on new 35mm prints, in both subtitled and English dubbed versions.
NYICFF FILMMAKING CAMPS
Registration is now open for NYICFF’s February filmmaking camps. Classes include Stop-Motion Animation, Create-a-Cartoon, and more! Children will have a chance to be on the other side of the camera, learn from experts, and make their visions come to life on the big screen.
Full scholarships available.
NYICFF: AN ACADEMY QUALIFYING FESTIVAL
Recipients of the NYICFF jury prizes will now be eligible for consideration in the Live Action Short and Animated Short Film categories of the Annual Academy Awards.® Congratulations to this year’s winners, “Chalk” and “The Little Boy and the Beast!”
NYICFF @ IFC Weekly!!
NYICFF is showing films EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNING at 11:00am at IFC Center, 323 Avenue of the Americas. Visit our “TICKETS” page to see what’s coming up.
Posted in art, festival, Film Tagged with: Filmmaking, Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, Stop motion, Studio Ghibli