HAYAO MIYAZAKI 35mm WEEKEND
Screening of MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO added on 2/21 @9:45pm! Tix here.
Screening of SPIRITED AWAY added on 2/25 @ 2:15pm! Tix here.
ALL Double Feature shows are SOLD OUT! (a rush line will be available for unclaimed seats, on a first-come-first-serve basis)
Unfortunately, Spoke Art posters will not be available at screenings on 2/20, 2/21 & 2/22.
Spoke Art Gallery and MiDNiTES FOR MANiACS co-present a very special two-day weekend of four classic Hayao Miyazaki films, ALL SCREENED in glorious 35mm in Japanese with English subtitles. Accompanied by ALL NEW screen prints in Spoke Art’s ongoing Roxie poster series and in conjunction with Spoke Art’s Hayao Miyazaki Exhibit running from February 4th – 25th. All screenings hosted by Jesse Hawthorne Ficks.
FREE OR DISCOUNTED FOR ROXIE MEMBERS
Saturday, February 18th, 2017
7:00pm MY NEiGHBOR TOTORO (TONARI NO TOTORO)
Hayao Miyazaki’s fourth feature film tells the story of young sisters Satsuki and Mei Kusakabe, who move with their father, into a new house near a vast forest, in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother. Discovering wondrous forest spirits, they also encounter Totoro, a giant, lumbering bunny-esque creature. Do not miss this RARE 35MM SCREENiNG in Japanese with English subtitles. 1988, Studio Ghibli, 86 min, Japan, Dir: Hayao Miyazaki.
9:00pm KiKi’s DELiVERY SERViCE (MAJO NO TAKKYUBiN)
Hayao Miyazaki’s fifth feature film follows a 13-year-old witch Kiki as she leaves home for the very first time taking along her talking cat JiJi. As she figures out how to live life on her own, life lessons such as becoming an adult, traditional vs contemporary philosophies and how to deal with failure make this one of the all time greatest animated films. Do not miss this RARE 35MM SCREENiNG in Japanese with English subtitles. 1989, Studio Ghibli, 102 min, Japan, Dir: Hayao Miyazaki.
Sunday, February 19th, 2017
5:00pm SPiRiTED AWAY (SEN TO CHiHiRO NO KAMiKAKUSHi)
Hayao Miyazaki’s ninth feature film follows a 10-year-old girl named Chihiro whose parents get lost when moving to their new home. Unknowingly they all enter a magical world that Chihiro’s father insists on exploring. Arguably the greatest movie by Studio Ghibli, do not miss haunting coming of age tale. This RARE 35MM SCREENiNG is in Japanese with English subtitles. 2001, Studio Ghibli, 125 min, Japan, Dir: Hayao Miyazaki.
7:30pm PRiNCESS MONONOKE (MONONOKE-HIME)
Hayao Miyazaki’s eighth feature film is a landmark of animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty. This epic story of conflict and balance between man and nature has been universally acclaimed by critics and broke the box office record on its original release in Japan. There truly are no words to explain the beauty of this film. It must be seen, in this RARE 35MM SCREENiNG in Japanese with English subtitles, to be believed. 1997, Studio Ghibli, 134 min, Japan, Dir: Hayao Miyazaki.