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Aug 05, 2017

The Wind Rises (2013)

Miyazaki's most recent feature-length film is a fictionalized biopic of Jiro Horikoshi, the brilliant aeronautical engineer who designed the famous Mitsubishi Zero fighter plane, the most advanced airplane in the world at the time. Jiro’s work is driven by a love of the beauty of flight, while Miyazaki examines how a creator's love of his creation can sometimes blind him to the seeds of destruction it contains.

PG-13, 126 minutes
 

ANIME FEST AT THE MODERN 2017

Aug 05, 2017

“13 Minutes is an elegant, expensive-looking, respectful history lesson that finds just enough interesting texture ... to save it from becoming dry.” Jessica Kiang; The Playlist. In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.

Aug 06, 2017

“13 Minutes is an elegant, expensive-looking, respectful history lesson that finds just enough interesting texture ... to save it from becoming dry.” Jessica Kiang; The Playlist. In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.

Aug 06, 2017

“13 Minutes is an elegant, expensive-looking, respectful history lesson that finds just enough interesting texture ... to save it from becoming dry.” Jessica Kiang; The Playlist. In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.

Aug 06, 2017

“13 Minutes is an elegant, expensive-looking, respectful history lesson that finds just enough interesting texture ... to save it from becoming dry.” Jessica Kiang; The Playlist. In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.

Aug 12, 2017

Ponyo (2008)

Ponyo is Hayao Miyazaki's reimagining of The Little Mermaid and a tribute to his son, Goro Miyazaki. Ponyo is the "fish-girl" daughter of an undersea magician who longs to live on the land. She escapes to the land and meets a five-year-old boy named Sosuke. But Ponyo's transformation into a human girl upsets the balance between the real and the magical worlds, and only the love of these two five-year-olds can set things right.

G, 103 minutes
 

ANIME FEST AT THE MODERN 2017

Aug 12, 2017

A Letter to Momo (2011)

A Letter to Momo was written and directed by Hiroyuki Okiura (a veteran animator who has worked on films ranging from Akira (1988) to Your Name (2016)), assisted by a group of Studio Ghibli alumni.

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