Fifth Annual Studio Ghibli Film Retrospective: Jan 9- Jan 26
Introduction and Talk by Dr. Rob Ribera, Instructor of Film Studies at Portland State University -- January 10 Screening Only
6:30PM | Talk
7:30PM | Film Screening
A young girl with a mysterious crystal pendant falls out of the sky and into the arms and life of young Pazu. Together they search for a floating island in the sky, site of a long-dead civilization promising enormous wealth and power to those who can unlock its secrets.
Castle in the Sky is an early masterpiece of storytelling and filmmaking whose imaginative and ornately detailed vision presaged later films like Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away.
Duration: 124 mins. | Rating: PG | Presented Jan. 10 & 17 dubbed in English
The Empirical Theater's Studio Ghibli Retrospective runs January 9 through January 26 and features a collection of some of the finest films from Japan's most renowned animation studio. Please call 503-797-4000 for more information.