Studio Ghibli was founded in 1985 by animation directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata and 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 praised for their originality, dazzling animation, and epic storytelling.  The films have become a beloved part of Japanese popular culture and have garnered worldwide acclaim from audiences and critics alike.  Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away won the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature in 2002 and in 2005 Miyazaki was named one of "the most influential people" by TIME Magazine.

Fourteen Studio Ghibli feature films produced between 1984 and 2008 will be presented, nearly all in new 35mm prints. 

All films are in Japanese with English subtitles, except for the Feb. 4 screening of My Neighbor Totoro and the Feb. 12 screening of The Cat Returns, which are dubbed in English.

While most of the films are appropriate for all ages, Princess Mononoke and Only Yesterday contain images that may be too intense for younger viewers.

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In This Series

Spirited Away

February 1, 2012

Howl's Moving Castle

February 1, 2012

Spirited Away

February 2, 2012

Kiki's Delivery Service

February 2, 2012

Only Yesterday

February 2, 2012

Kiki's Delivery Service

February 3, 2012

Howl's Moving Castle

February 3, 2012

Only Yesterday

February 4, 2012

My Neighbor Totoro

February 4, 2012

My Neighbor Totoro

February 5, 2012

Whisper of the Heart

February 8, 2012

Whisper of the Heart

February 10, 2012

The Cat Returns

February 11, 2012

The Cat Returns

February 12, 2012

The Ocean Waves

February 15, 2012

Princess Mononoke

February 15, 2012

My Neighbors the Yamadas

February 16, 2012

Princess Mononoke

February 16, 2012

The Ocean Waves

February 16, 2012

Pom Poko

February 17, 2012

Porco Rosso

February 18, 2012

Pom Poko

February 18, 2012

My Neighbors the Yamadas

February 19, 2012

Porco Rosso

February 19, 2012