Castles in the Sky: The Masters of Studio Ghibli

December 14 - January 3


The Vancity Theatre and The Cinematheque are pleased to co-host a major restrospective of the films Studio Ghibli, the world renowned anime studio founded in Tokyo in 1985 by directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata and producer Toshio Suzuki. All Ghibli films presented at the Vancity Theatre will be screened in 35mm in the English-language versions. (All films at the Cinematheque will screen in Japanese language prints with subtitles.)

Perfect for families! Children of all ages can see the English versions playing at Vancity Theatre. They are wonderfully done and no more 'dubbed' than the Japanese versions, since all animation is 'voice over'. Here's some of the talent that took part in these great English language versions:

PRINCESS MONONOKE -- Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson, Minnie Driver and Billy Bob Thornton
HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE -- Christian Bale, Emily Mortimer, Billy Crystal and Lauren Bacall.
KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE -- Kirsten Dunst, Phil Hartman, Janeane Garofalo, Brad Garrett and Debbie Reynolds.
THE CAT RETURNS -- Anne Hathaway, Cary Elwes, Peter Boyle, Elliott Gould, Tim Curry, Andy Richter, Kristen Bell and Avril Lavigne.
MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO -- Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, Tim Daly and Frank Welker.

All of these wonderful film are open to all ages. Princess Mononoke is classified 14A, all other titles are rated G or PG.
The Vancity Theatre offers a special  rate of $7 for youth under 19.

Series Trailer

Castles in the Sky: The Masters of Studio Ghibli at Vancity Theatre from VIFF on Vimeo.