The Boy and the Heron

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The Boy and the Heron

Opens December 8

Hayao Miyazaki’s first feature film in 10 years, The Boy and the Heron is a hand-drawn, original story written and directed by the Academy Award®-winning director.

A young boy named Mahito yearning for his mother ventures into a world shared by the living and the dead. There, death comes to an end, and life finds a new beginning. A semi autobiographical fantasy about life, death, and creation, in tribute to friendship, from the mind of Hayao Miyazaki.

The film will screen in Japanese (with English subtitles) at the following times:

Friday 12/8 at 1:50PM

Friday 12/8 at 7:30PM

Saturday 12/9 at 1:55PM

Saturday 12/9 at 4:40PM

Sunday 12/10 at 4:40PM

Sunday 12/10 at 7:30PM

Monday 12/11 at 4:40PM

Tuesday 12/12 at 7:30PM

Wednesday 12/13 at 4:40PM

Thursday 12/14 at 7:30PM

The film will screen in English at the following times:

Friday 12/8 at 4:40PM

Saturday 12/9 at 11:10AM

Saturday 12/9 at 7:30PM

Sunday 12/10 at 11:10AM

Sunday 12/10 at 1:55PM

Monday 12/11 at 7:30PM

Tuesday 12/12 at 4:40PM

Wednesday 12/13 at 1:50PM

Wednesday 12/13 at 7:30PM

Thursday 12/14 at 4:40PM

Tickets: $11 (members), $16 (nonmembers), $9 (child)

"The Boy and the Heron may or may not be Miyazaki’s final movie, but either way, it’s a staggering addition to one of animation’s most totemic filmographies."
David Sims, The Atlantic
"No one needed further proof that he’s a master. This meditation on grief and growing up does solidify the position, however, that Miyazaki remains the greatest living animator today, period."
David Fear, Rolling Stone

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