Screenings will be held in the Queen Mother Building, which is located across from the Union's main entrance.
Order of play will be released closer to the time but here is a bit about what we will be showing. Special Thanks to All The Anime for their help and info.
PATEMA INVERTED (Movie) PG
RUNTIME: 99 minutes
Patema has lived her whole life underground. Following a catastrophic attempt to harness alternative power sources, her community were driven to settle in a dark, cramped network of tunnels below ground. She roams them by torchlight, dreaming of adventures on the surface.
Age does not fit in comfortably in school or society as a whole. The world he lives in is known as ‘Aiga’, controlled by the tyrant Izamura’s family for generations. The city at the centre of the kingdom is dominated by a massive ‘Control Tower’ with a vast wasteland lurking on the horizon.
GIOVANNI’S ISLAND (Movie) PG
RUNTIME: 102 minutes
On August 15th, they told us we had lost the war. At that time, we did not really understand. Then one day, everything changed. Many soldiers, wearing uniforms we had never seen before, arrived on the island. That was the day I met Tanya.’
In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast… and on this unhealed border in a remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossomed, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves of history.
GARDEN OF WORDS (Movie) 12
RUNTIME: 46 minutes
Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him! Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and again, but only on rainy days.
They deepen their relationship and open up to each other. But the end of the rainy season soon approaches. Brought to you by the director of 5 Centimeters Per Second.
TIGER AND BUNNY: THE BEGINNING (Movie)
RUNTIME: 108 minutes
he heroes of TIGER & BUNNY are back in an all-new feature-length film! Kotetsu T. Kaburagi, a.k.a. Wild Tiger, and Barnaby Brooks Jr.’s partnership comes to a sudden end when Apollon Media’s new owner Mark Schneider fires Kotetsu and moves Barnaby back into the First League, pairing him up with Golden Ryan, a new hero with awesome powers and a huge ego to match.
When the heroes are sent to investigate a string of strange incidents tied closely to the city’s Goddess Legend, they discover three superpowered NEXTs plotting to bring terror and destruction to Stern Bild.
GURREN LAGANN: (TV series) 15
Simon and Kamina live in an underground village, unaware of the world above. But when mecha titled Gunmen and a beautiful woman called Yoko carrying a superconducting rifle appear their lives take an interesting spin.
Escaping the village and thrown onto the surface, this trio embark on an epic and dangerous journey that will take them further than they ever imagined, right into the heavens above! From the director Kill la Kill, Hiroyuki Imaishi, comes the cult classic tale that kicks reason to the kerb in an action packed adventure!
SPACE DANDY: (TV series) 15
Space Dandy is a space hunter, someone who is paid to search for new, undiscovered alien species. It’s an industry where the prize goes to the person who finds aliens the fastest. Dandy searches unknown planets for strange beings with his companions, QT the worn-out robot and Meow from Betelgeuse. Meanwhile, they’re being chased by minions of the Gogol Empire, for reasons that are still a mystery.
From the studio that brought you Fullmetal Alchemist, Cowboy Bebop: The Movie and Soul Eater comes a wacky collection of Science Fiction stories from some of the brightest stars in Japanese animation! Not to be missed.
COWBOY BEBOP: (TV series) 12
The crew of the Bebop is once again ready to clean up space by bringing bad guys to justice and trying to make some cash while doing it! Now for the first time ever this Anime classic is available in amazinghigh-definition Blu-Ray!
Join the always-cool Spike Spiegal, investigative genius Jet Black, the alluring Faye Valentine, the amazing (but weird) Ed and the super-smart Welsh Corgi named Ein as they try to make a buck in the year 2071. How do they do it? They’re bounty hunters!"