Studio Ghibli, founded in Tokyo in 1985 by animation directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, is one of the most successful and well-respected animation studios in the world. Cultivating a creative force of talented directors, animators, and storytellers under the revered brilliance of Miyazaki and Takahata, Studio Ghibli’s films have been praised for their originality, dazzling animation, and epic storytelling. The films have become a beloved part of Japanese popular culture and have garnered worldwide acclaim from audiences and critics alike. Miyazaki’s Spirited Away, perhaps the best known of the studio’s features in the United States, won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2002. In 2005 Miyazaki was named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People.”
All films dubbed in English.
Friday, Nov. 2, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 4, 2 p.m.
Castle in the Sky
(Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan 1986, 124 min. )
Friday, Nov. 9, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 11, 2 p.m.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
(Kaze no Tani no Naushika, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan 1984, 116 min.)
Friday, Nov. 16, 8 p.m.
My Neighbor Totoro
(Tonari no Totoro, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan 1988, 86 min.)
Friday, Nov. 23, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 25, 2 p.m.
(Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan 2002, 125 min.)
Sunday, Nov. 30, 8 p.m.
Sunday, Dec 2, 2 p.m.
(Mononoke-hime, Hayao Miyazaki, Japan 1997, 134 min.)