Studio Ghibli Screenings

Sundays in March 2017
Join us as we explore the remarkable world of Japanese animation with free showings of Studio Ghibli films. Each Sunday afternoon in the month of March we will screen a different Hayao Miyazaki masterpiece for you to enjoy. From the historical to the fantastical these gorgeously animated films will captivate and enthral. Bring your own beanbag and snacks and enjoy a rare opportunity to experience these amazing films on a big screen.

The Wind Rises-Booked out
Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes. Nearsighted and unable to be a pilot, he becomes one of the world's most accomplished airplane designers, experiencing key historical events in an epic tale of love, perseverance and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world.   

Booked out.

In a small town by the sea lives five year old Sosuke, high on a cliff overlooking the Inland Sea. One morning while playing on the rocky beach below his house, he rescues a goldfish he names Ponyo, What follows is an amazing underwater adventure for all ages...

When: 01:00pm | Sunday 12 March
Cost: Free, bookings essential on 02 4974 1401

Laputa: Castle in the Sky
Pazu, an engineer's apprentice finds a young girl, Sheeta floating down from the sky wearing a glowing pendant. Together they discover both are searching for the legendary floating castle Laputa and vow to unravel the mystery of the luminous crystal around her neck. Their quest won't be easy however. There are air pirates, secret agents and astounding obstacles to keep them from the truth – and from each other.

When: 01:00pm | Sunday 19 March
Cost: Free, bookings essential on 02 4974 1401

Porco Rosso
When “Porco” – whose face has been transformed into that of a pig by a mysterious spell – infuriates a band of sky pirates with his aerial heroics, the pirates hire Curtis, a comical rival pilot, to “get rid” of him. On the ground, the two pilots compete over the affections of Gina, a beautiful cabaret singer. But it is in the air, with Fio, a young and talented airplane engineer/designer, where Porco’s true battles are waged.

When: 01:00pm | Sunday 26 March
Cost: Free, bookings essential on 02 4974 1401



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