Movies on the Plaza: My Neighbor Totoro

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Film & Other Media

Jul 201115

244 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

Little Tokyo Design Week and the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center welcome you to join us for an Outdoor Film Screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s masterpiece, Tonari no Totoro (My Neighbor Totoro).

Follow the adventures of Satsuki and her four-year-old sister Mei when they move into a new home in the countryside. To their delight they discover that their new neighbor is a mysterious forest spirit called Totoro who can be seen only through the eyes of a child.

An important component of LTDW, My Neighbor Totoro depicts themes critical to contemporary Japanese culture and emphasizes the importance of how tradition coexists with modernity. The film’s ability to embrace the real with fantasy, urban and rural, humans with nature continuously illustrates a cohesive, beautiful juxtaposition of two opposing worlds -- the world as it is and the world that is to come.

The film will be shown in its original language, Japanese, with English subtitles.

The evening will also feature the screening of the winning video from the 2010 JACCC and Nissan Power of Community Video Contest.

Free Admission
DubLab DJs will be spinning before the film screening from 6-8pm
Film Credits
Walt Disney Home Entertainment Presents A Studio Ghibli Film
Approximate Run Time: 88 minutes
Copyright © Disney © Studio Ghibli

Movies on the Plaza is part of Little Tokyo Design Week


mkochiyama . Last modified Jul 15 2011 5:41 p.m.

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