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GKIDS and Fathom Events Partner to Bring Ultimate Series of Animated Masterpieces – Studio Ghibli Fest 2017 – to U.S. Cinemas Starting This June




Following the success of the “Spirited Away” and “Princess Mononoke” cinema events, GKIDS and Fathom Events are proud to announce a partnership to bring the biggest series of anime titles to U.S. cinema audiences throughout 2017.


The STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2017 series kicks off with the iconic “My Neighbor Totoro,” from Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli. The series features one of Studio Ghibli’s revered animated classics each month and will include GKIDS MINIFEST, an ongoing festival of award-winning short animated films from around the world.




GKIDS, the acclaimed distributor of multiple Academy Award-nominated animated features, and Fathom Events, the leading distributor of event cinema



“My Neighbor Totoro” Sunday, June 25 and Monday, June 26

“Kiki’s Delivery Service” Sunday, July 23 and Monday, July 24

“Castle In The Sky” Sunday, August 27 and Monday, August 28

“Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind” Sunday, September 24 and Monday, September 25

“Spirited Away” Sunday, October 29 and Monday, October 30

“Howl’s Moving Castle” Sunday, November 26 and Monday, November 27


All Sunday presentations will be dubbed and shown at 12:55 p.m. local time, while Monday showings will be subtitled and shown at 7:00 p.m. local time.



Tickets for these titles can be purchased online by visiting and or at participating theater box offices.


Additional series pass opportunities are available in select theaters including:

  • Cinemark – Cinemark is offering series passes for $60. Plus, for a limited time only, Cinemark Connections members unlock an exclusive poster reward.  Cinemark series passes can be purchased here:
  • Regal Entertainment Group – Regal Entertainment Group is offering series passes for $60. The first 5,000 series pass purchases will receive an exclusive, mounted decommissioned Spirited Away film cell.  Regal Series Passes can be purchased here:

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