GKIDS and Fathom Events: New Studio Ghibli Series of Animated Masterpieces in U.S. Cinemas Throughout 2019

STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2019 (PRNewsfoto/Fathom Events)

STUDIO GHIBLI FEST is back with an exciting lineup of animated films for 2019.

GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award®-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events will continue their collaboration. They will deliver a new and expanded selection of celebrated animated films to U.S. cinemas throughout the year with STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2019.

Featuring nine of Studio Ghibli’s masterpieces, the series kicks off with the 15th anniversary of the Academy Award®– nominated fantasy adventure “Howl’s Moving Castle,” and continues with the 35th anniversary of “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind,” “Whisper of the Heart,” the 30th anniversary of “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” “My Neighbor Totoro,” “The Secret World of Arrietty,” the Academy Award®– winning “Spirited Away,” “Princess Mononoke,” and concludes with the Academy Award®– nominated “The Tale of The Princess Kaguya.”


Here are the dates for these entertaining animated films, so you can mark your calendar now:

  • Howl’s Moving Castle: 15th Anniversary” – Sunday, April 7Monday, April 8; and Wednesday, April 10.
  • “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind: 35thAnniversary” – Monday, May 20Tuesday, May 21.
  • Whisper of the Heart” – Monday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 2.
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service: 30th Anniversary” – Sunday, July 28Monday, July 29; and Wednesday, July 31.
  • My Neighbor Totoro” – Sunday, August 25Monday, August 26; and Wednesday, August 28.
  • The Secret World of Arrietty” – Sunday, September 29 and Monday, September 30
  • Spirited Away” – Sunday, October 27Monday, October 28; and Wednesday, October 30.
  • “Princess Mononoke” – Sunday, November 17Monday, November 18; and Wednesday, November 20.
  • “The Tale of The Princess Kaguya” – Monday, December 16 and Wednesday, December 18.

For complete synopses, visit the STUDIO GHIBLI FEST site.

Ticket Information

Tickets for STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2019 can be purchased online beginning March 7, 2019, by visiting www.FathomEvents.com, www.ghiblifest.com or at participating theater box offices. A complete list of theater locations will be available on the Fathom Events website  (theaters and participants are subject to change). Weekday showings begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday showings begin at 12:55 p.m. (all local times).

Tickets for Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 in Canada go on-sale on March 7. Visit www.Cineplex.com for more information.

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