With Hayao Miyazaki’s latest film “The Wind Rises” now hitting screens, it’s the perfect time to look at the legacy of Studio Ghibli.
American Cinematheque presents film series “Back with the Wind: Miyazaki, Takahata and the Masters of Studio Ghibli” from Feb. 16 through March 20 at Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
Founded in Tokyo in 1985 by animation directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli is one of the most successful and respected animation studios in the world.
Cultivating a creative force of talented directors, animators and storytellers under the leadership of Miyazaki and Takahata, Studio Ghibli makes films that are praised for their originality, dazzling animation and epic storytelling.
The films have become a beloved part of Japanese popular culture and garnered worldwide acclaim from audiences and critics alike.
American Cinematheque at the Egyptian Theatre
6712 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Sunday, Feb. 16, 7:30 pm, Double Feature “Whisper of the Heart”(Mimi wo sumaseba) “Only Yesterday” (Omoide poro poro)
Saturday, Feb 22, 7:30 pm, Double Feature “Kiki’s Delivery Service” (Majo no takkyubin) “Porco Rosso”
Sunday, Feb 23, 7:30 pm, Double Feature “Grave of the Fireflies” (Hotaru no haka) “Ocean Wave” (Umi ga kikoeru)
Thursday, Feb. 27, 7:30 pm, “Howl’s Moving Castle” (Hauru no ugoku shiro)
Saturday, March 1, 7:30 pm, Double Feature “My Neighbor Totoro” (Tonari no Totoro) “My Neighbors The Yamadas” (Hohokekyo Tonari no Yamada-kun)
Thursday, March 20, 7:30 pm “Spirited Away” (Sen to chihiro no kamikakushi)