Film retrospective to include ‘The Secret of Kells,’ ‘A Cat in Paris,’ ‘Ernest & Celestine,’ ‘Tales of the Night,’ ‘Eleanor’s Secret,’ ‘My Neighbor Totoro,’ ‘Mia & the Migoo’ and ‘Nocturna,’ as well as a selection of short films from the GKIDS-produced New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival.
New York -- Animation distributor GKIDS will present a retrospective of their films in six U.S. markets over eight weeks, starting Saturday, July 12 and running through Thursday, September 3.
The program, titled AN ANIMATED WORLD: CELEBRATING FIVE YEARS OF GKIDS CLASSICS, will feature eight films, including the return of animated classics like Oscar nominated The Secret of Kells, A Cat in Paris, and Ernest & Celestine; animated features Tales of the Night, Eleanor’s Secret, My Neighbor Totoro, Mia & the Migoo, and Nocturna, as well as a selection of short films from the GKIDS-produced New York Int’l Children’s Film Festival.
The retrospective will play at Angelika and Reading theaters in New York, Washington D.C., Dallas, Sacramento, Honolulu and San Diego. For a complete list of theaters and ticket information, go to www.AngelikaFilmCenter.com.
GKIDS is the distributor of award-winning filmed entertainment specializing in feature animation for both adult and family audiences. The company has scored four Best Animated Feature Oscar nominations – the most for an independent distributor – with The Secret of Kells in 2010, A Cat in Paris and Chico & Rita in 2012, and Ernest & Celestine in 2014.
Current and upcoming releases include Wrinkles, featuring Martin Sheen, Matthew Modine and George Coe; A Letter To Momo from Japan’s Production I.G; the newest Studio Ghibli film, Isao Tahakata’s The Tale of The Princess Kaguya; and the highly anticipated Song of the Sea from Tomm Moore, director of The Secret of Kells.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.