Nippon Nights is a monthly series presenting different genres, styles and generations of Japanese Cinema to Bay Area audiences. Check out our upcoming screenings:
Join us for a discussion with Gilles Poitras, writer on anime, manga and Japanese culture after the screening to discuss the world of Ghost in the Shell.
Ghost in the Shell stands as one of the pioneering films of anime history, one that captures the imagination with its intricate story and dazzles the eyes with its gorgeous animation.
-Jeff Beck, Examiner.com
The year is 2029. The world has become intensively information oriented and humans are well-connected to the network. Crime has developed into a sophisticated stage by hacking into the interactive network. To prevent this, Section 9 is formed. These are cyborgs with incredible strengths and abilities that can access any network on Earth.
Directed by Mamoru Oshii, 83min., 1995, Japan, English subtitled.
Nippon Nights Program is Endorsed by Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco & Japan Foundation