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THE CAT RETURNS - Studio Ghibli Festival

THE CAT RETURNS - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 15 minutes

ENGLISH DUBBED

In this sequel to WHISPER OF THE HEART, a quiet suburban schoolgirl, Haru, is pitched into a fantastical feline world and must find her inner strength to make her way back home. Walking with her friend after a dreary day at school, Haru eyes a cat with a small gift box in its mouth attempting to cross a busy street. The cat fumbles the package in the middle of the road as a truck is rapidly bearing down. Haru manages to scoop the cat away to safety. To her amazement, the cat then gets up on its hind legs, brushes itself off, and th..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 2

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

SPIRITED AWAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 5 minutes

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Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped redefine the possibilities of animation for American audiences. Wandering through an abandoned carnival site, ten-year-old Chichiro is separated from her parents and stumbles into a dream-like spirit world where she is put to work in a bathhouse for the gods. Here she encounters a vast menagerie of impossibly inventive characters — shape-shifting phantoms and spirit — and must find the inner st..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 9

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Jaffe Art Theatre

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

PRINCESS MONONOKE - Studio Ghibli Festival

PRINCESS MONONOKE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 14 minutes

PRINCESS MONONOKE is a landmark in animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty. An epic story of conflict between humans, gods, and nature, the film has been universally acclaimed by critics and broke box office records in Japan. Don’t miss this fantastic film about a girl raised by wolf-gods who proves herself to be a force of nature – with blood smeared lips, riding bareback on a great white wolf, doing battle with both gods and humans—and a cultural icon.

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 16

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Jaffe Art Theatre

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Jaffe Art Theatre

HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 54 minutes

HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE, celebrating its 25th anniversary, was the second Studio Ghibli film to be nominated for Best Animated Feature at the Academy Awards. The film follows Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Howl. But after this chance encounter, the young girl is turned into a 90-year old woman by the vain and conniving Witch of the Waste. Embarking on an incredible adventure to lift the curse, s..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 23

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Jaffe Art Theatre

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Jaffe Art Theatre

NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND - Studio Ghibli Festival

NAUSICAA OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 56 minutes

ENGLISH DUBBED

NAUSICAA, the debut film from Academy Award-winner Hayao Miyazaki, now celebrating its 35th anniversary, tells the story of a young princess, both brave and innocent, whose love for all living things and passion for understanding the processes of nature lead her into danger, sacrifice, and eventual triumph. Set in a devastated future world decimated by atmospheric poisons and swarming with gigantic insects, there is no good or evil, but rather conflicting viewpoints, weaknesses, and power struggles. Considered to be his best master..

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Film opens on Tue, Jul 30

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Jaffe Art Theatre

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED

ONLY YESTERDAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

ONLY YESTERDAY - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
PG  |  1 hour 58 minutes

Directed by Isao Takahata and produced by Hayao Miyazaki, ONLY YESTERDAY beautifully evokes the quintessential drama of Japanese school-day nostalgia. Realizing that she is at a crossroads in her life, bored twenty-something Taeko heads for the countryside. The trip dredges up forgotten childhood memories which unfold in flashback to younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of puberty, and the frustrations of math and boys. Daisy Ridley (STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS) and Dev Patel (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE) lend..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 6

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Jaffe Art Theatre

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Jaffe Art Theatre

PONYO - Studio Ghibli Festival

PONYO - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 41 minutes

Perfect for audiences of all ages, PONYO centers on the friendship between five-year-old Sosuke and a magical goldfish named Ponyo, the young daughter of a sorcerer father and a sea-goddess mother. After a chance encounter, Ponyo yearns to become a human so she can be with Sosuke. Hayao Miyazaki’s tale is a beautiful combination of unbridled imagination, visual wonder and tender love, humor, and devotion from the emotional heart of the film.

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 13

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Jaffe Art Theatre

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Jaffe Art Theatre

CASTLE IN THE SKY - Studio Ghibli Festival

CASTLE IN THE SKY - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  2 hours 4 minutes

Academy Award winner Hayao Miyazaki’s CASTLE IN THE SKY, tells the story of a young girl whose mysterious crystal pendant falls out of the sky and into the arms and life of young Pazu. Together they search for a floating island in the sky, the site of a long-dead civilization promising enormous wealth and power to those who can unlock its secrets. CASTLE IN THE SKY is an early masterpiece of storytelling and filmmaking with an incredibly imaginative and ornately detailed vision.

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 20

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Jaffe Art Theatre

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Jaffe Art Theatre

WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE - Studio Ghibli Festival

WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE - Studio Ghibli Festival

Village East Cinema
NR  |  1 hour 43 minutes

A sweeping story of friendship, mystery, and discovery, WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE delivers stirring emotions and breathtaking animation. When shy, artistic Anna moves in with her aunt and uncle, she stumbles upon an old mansion surrounded by marshes, and the mysterious young girl, Marnie, who lives there. The two girls instantly form a unique friendship that blurs the lines between fantasy and reality. Based on the novel by Joan G. Robinson and directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi (THE SECRET WORLD OF ARRIETTY), the latest film from Japan’..

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Film opens on Tue, Aug 27

STUDIO GHIBLI/JAPANESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES - Jaffe Art Theatre

STUDIO GHIBLI/ENGLISH LANGUAGE DUBBED - Jaffe Art Theatre