Los Angeles Anime Film Festival – September 15-17


The Los Angeles Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF) is set to kick off a weekend of new and classic film screenings for anime lovers this September. LA-AFF will be held at the Regal L.A. LIVE in Downtown Los Angeles. The full line-up of films has something for all tastes including some of the classics.

009 Re:Cyborg 3D

Opening Film (Friday, Sept. 15)

  • No Game No Life Zero, dir. Atsuko Ishizuka, Japan, 2017
    *North American Premiere
    Namakura Katana (Special Presentation)

Festival Line-Up

  • 009 Re:Cyborg 3D, dir. Kenji Kamiyama, Japan, 2012
  • Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, dir. Tatsuyuki Nagai, Japan 2013
  • Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, dir. Shinichirō Watanabe, Hiroyuki Okiura, Yoshiyuki Takei, Japan, 2001
  • Ghost in the Shell, dir. Mamoru Oshii, Japan, 1995
  • Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, dir. Mamoru Oshii, Japan, 2004 (35mm)
  • Kiki’s Delivery Service, dir. Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 1989
  • King of Prism by PrettyRhythm dir. Masakazu Hishida, Japan, 2016 *North American Premiere
  • Love Live! The School Idol Movie, dir. Takahiko Kyogoku, Japan, 2015
  • Metropolis, dir. Rintaro, Japan, 2001
  • Miss Hokusai, dir. Keiichi Hara, Japan, 2015
  • My Neighbor Totoro, dir. Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 1988
  • Paprika, dir. Satoshi Kon, Japan, 2006 (35mm)
  • Pigtails, dir. Yoshimi Itazu, Japan, 2015
  • Porco Rosso, dir. Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 1992
  • Red Turtle, dir. Michaël Dudok de Wit, France/Belgium/Japan, 2016
  • Summer Wars, dir. Mamoru Hosoda, Japan, 2009

Closing Film (Sunday, Sept. 17)

  • Akira, dir. Katsuhiro Otomo, Japan, 1988

In addition to the screenings there will also be an opening night red carpet event as well as Q&A sessions with voice actors and directors. Tickets for each screening can be purchased @ http://la-aff.eventbrite.com.

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