Classics From Studio Ghibli

  • March 1, 2014 — March 29, 2014

With the recent release of Miyazaki’s THE WIND RISES, we are pleased to present “Classics from Studio Ghibli.” Founded in Tokyo in 1985 by Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, Studio Ghibli is one of the most successful and well-respected animation studios in the world. Cultivating a creative force of talented directors, animators, and storytellers under the revered brilliance of Miyazaki and Takahata, Studio Ghibli’s films have been critically praised for their originality, dazzling animation, and epic storytelling and loved by audiences of all ages throughout the world. We are pleased to bring these great films back to the big screen on new 35mm prints made especially for this studio retrospective.

All films are in Japanese with English subtitles unless otherwise noted.


Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

This first of many triumphs for Studio Ghibli is set a thousand years after a nuclear holocaust has gutted the


My Neighbor Totoro

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

The third Studio Ghibli feature tells the story of two young sisters, Satsuki and Mei Kusakabe, who move with their


Only Yesterday

Directed by Isao Takahata

Realizing that she is at a crossroads in her life, bored twenty-something Taeko heads for the countryside. The trip dredges


Princess Mononoke

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

A landmark of animation and a film of unsurpassed power and beauty, Miyazaki’s epic story of conflict and balance between


Porco Rosso

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

This unsung Miyazaki treasure nestles a tale of morality and identity inside a soaring airborne adventure—a tribute to early aviation


Spirited Away

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped


Pom Poko

Directed by Isao Takahata

In this brilliant and often overlooked Studio Ghibli masterpiece, the forests are filled with groups of magical tanuki, mischievous raccoon-like


Castle in the Sky

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

A rare opportunity to see one of Miyazaki’s most stunningly beautiful, exciting, and infrequently screened films. A young girl with


Howl’s Moving Castle

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally