Starting this summer, GKIDS — the acclaimed distributor of Academy Award-nominated animated features — and leading distributor of event cinema Fathom Events will present a series of six anime masterpieces to be distributed in the U.S. throughout 2017. This series is named Studio Ghibli Fest.
Kicking off the lineup is My Neighbor Totoro, from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghilbli, on Sunday, Jun. 25 and Monday, Jun. 26. Following Totoro, the monthly series continues with Kiki’s Delivery Service, Castle In The Sky, Nausicaä Of The Valley Of The Wind, Howl’s Moving Castle, and a special Halloween-timed run of the award-winning Spirited Away.
GKIDS is also partnering with Fathom Events to release Mune: Guardian Of The Moon, from the producers of The Little Prince, for the first time in U.S. cinemas. Two additional new release titles are anticipated as part of the 2017 GKIDS/Fathom lineup. Additionally, exclusively all GKIDS event include a GKIDS MINIFEST, an on-going festival of award-winning short animated films from all around the world.