Wolf Children (Mamoru Hosoda)
- Saturday August 15, 2015 2:00 PM
WOLF CHILDREN (Mamoru Hosoda, 2012)
Don't miss a special guest appearance by JĀD SAXTON voice actor for FUNimation & Sentai, and the voice of Yuki in Wolf Children at 2 pm on Saturday!
Hana is a 19-year-old student who falls in "fairy-tale-like" love with a "wolf man." Over the course of the 13-year story, Hana gives birth to two children: older sister Yuki and younger brother Ame, or "Snow and Rain." At first the family quietly lives in the city trying to hide their wolf heritage, but when the werewolf father suddenly dies, Hana makes the decision to move to a rural town, far from their previous city life.
117 minutes; PG; English
Get here early! Saturday, August 15; 12:45 pm: Please join us for a gallery spotlight tour, led by a Modern docent. The tour will explore the influence of Japanese life and culture on the Modern’s building and collection. Admission is free for this tour with your film ticket.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth joins with Lone Star Film Society's ArthouseFW in celebrating the art of,Japanese animation.
Screenings are held in the Modern Art Museum auditorium. Tickets are $9, $8 for Modern members, $6 for Lone Star members and Modern Reel People, and $5 for children under 12. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, July 7. Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.themodern.org. Tickets will also be available for sale in person at the Modern's admission desk .
Dr. Marc Hairston and Dr. Pamela Gossin counseled the Lone Star Film Society and the Modern in the selection of the films for this series, and one or both will introduce the films and be available for discussions following the screenings.
Dr. Marc Hairston is a scientist who researches space weather using the Coupled Ion Neutral Dynamic Investigation (CINDI), a project utilizing a satellite that studies how neutral gas motions and charge particle motions are related. Dr. Hairston is also interested in the scholarly study of anime and manga and is on the board of editors of Mechademia, the first English-language academic journal addressing these topics. Along with Dr. Pamela Gossin, Dr. Hairston teaches a lecture course at the University of Texas at Dallas titled "Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Anime Fantasy of Hayao Miyazaki."
Dr. Pamela Gossin studies the interdisciplinary relationships of literature, history, and science, especially astronomy and cosmology, from the ancient world through the Scientific Revolution to the present. Dr. Gossin is an active member of the advisory board of Mechademia, the world's first English-language academic journal devoted to the study of anime and manga. Along with Dr. Marc Hairston, Dr. Gossin teaches a lecture course at the University of Texas at Dallas titled "Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Anime Fantasy of Hayao Miyazaki."