The FFF this week is a Japanese Anime double bill featuring Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo at 7PM and Miyazaki's Spirited Away at 9:30 PM! Both films will be screened at Innis Town Hall this Friday, March 31st. Don't miss out on this amazing double bill!
Synopsis: Akira: In 1988 the Japanese government drops an atomic bomb on Tokyo after ESP experiments on children go awry. In 2019, 31 years after the nuking of the city, Kaneda, a bike gang leader, tries to save his friend Tetsuo from a secret government project. He battles anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader until Tetsuo's supernatural powers suddenly manifest. A final battle is fought in Tokyo Olympiad exposing the experiment's secrets.
Trailer: Akira: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6j6UwmifJYI
Synopsis: Spirited Away: In this animated feature by noted Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki, 10-year-old Chihiro (Rumi Hiiragi) and her parents (Takashi Naitô, Yasuko Sawaguchi) stumble upon a seemingly abandoned amusement park. After her mother and father are turned into giant pigs, Chihiro meets the mysterious Haku (Miyu Irino), who explains that the park is a resort for supernatural beings who need a break from their time spent in the earthly realm, and that she must work there to free herself and her parents.
Trailer: Spirited Away: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7cv5p1XNuDw