Free anime screenings at The Revue this October!
Reel Asian is proud to co-present a very special 35mm print screening of Akira. This month, The Japan Foundation (in conjunction with community partners) will hold four free screenings of Japanese animated films at the historic Revue Cinema on Roncesvalles Avenue. The titles include cult classics Cyborg 009 (1980) and The Dagger of Kamui (1985) and the children’s film Mai Mai Miracle (2009). The series will conclude with a screening of Akira (1988), one anime’s most influential and beloved films. More information
Dir. Katsuhiro Otomo
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @ 6:45pm – doors open at 6:16pm
The Revue (400 Roncesvalles Ave)
FREE ADMISSION (*registration now closed)
SYNOPSIS: The year is 2019. Tokyo, now post-apocolyptic Neo-Tokyo, has been rebuilt after obliteration in WWIII. When a biker named Tetsuo is discovered to have mysterious telepathic powers that are of great interest to the military, his best friend Kaneda must fight to either save or stop him.
Check out the rest of the free films in this series and mark your calendars! All four films will be presented in Japanese with English subtitles, using 35mm film prints.
Please visit each event page for details and registration information. More…