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J-Film: The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness

  • THE JAPAN INFORMATION AND CULTURE CENTER 1150 18th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States (map)

The JICC and the Japan Commerce Association of Washington, D.C. Present 

- The J-Film Series -


The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness | May 18, 2016 | Wednesday at 6:30PM

Dir. by Mami Sunada | 2013 | 118 min | Japanese w. English subtitles | Unrated

Granted near-unfettered access to the notoriously insular Studio Ghibli, director Mami Sunada follows the three men who are the lifeblood of Ghibli - the eminent director Hayao Miyazaki, the producer Toshio Suzuki, and the elusive and influential "other director" Isao Takahata - over the course of a year as the studio rushes to complete two films, Miyazaki's The Wind Rises and Takahata's The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.

The result is a rare "fly on the wall" glimpse of the inner workings of one of the world's most celebrated animation studios, and an insight into the dreams, passion and singular dedication of these remarkable creators.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
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Doors open 30 minutes before the program. Program begins at 6:30PM.
No admittance after 7:00PM or once seating is full.

Registered guests will be seated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that seating is limited and registration does not guarantee a seat.


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