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Environmental Disaster Trailer: My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea!

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea – a subversive animated film in which an earthquake causes a high school to float out to sea, where it begins to sink – Photo courtesy of GKIDS

Teen angst during an environmental crisis forms the base for the comedy and drama in the GKIDS animated film, My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea.

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea’s voice cast includes Jason Schwartzman, Lena Dunham, Reggie Watts, Maya Rudolph and Susan Sarandon. It was written and directed by Dash Shaw.

A release date is TBD.

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Hopeful Trailer: My Life as a Zucchini!

My Life as a Zucchini – Switzerland’s entry as Best foreign Language Film for the Oscars® – is the story of a boy who finds himself in an orphanage, filled with kids his own age after his mother dies, thanks to his policeman friend, Raymond.

With the help of Raymond and his new friends, gradually, Zucchini’s life gets better.

My Life as a Zucchini will released in both its original French (with subtitles) and an English-dubbed version – featuring Nick Offernan, Will Forte, Amy Sedaris and Ellen Page – on February 24th. The English-dubbed trailer follows the jump.

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GKIDS and Fathom Events Bring Princess Mononke To America For Two Nights Only!

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On Hayao Miyazaki’s birthday, GKIDS and Fathom Events will celebrate by bringing the acclaimed director’s masterpiece, Princess Mononke, back to select American theaters for two nights: January 5, 2017 (with English dubbed) and January 9, 2017 (in the original Japanese with English subtitles).

For ticket info and more, follow the jump.

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GKIDS Brings Spirited Away To Theaters For 15th Anniversary!

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Spirited Away is considered by many to be Hayao Miyazaki’s greatest film.

This year is the film’s 15th Anniversary and GKIDS is bringing it back to theaters for two days – December 4th & 5th – along with an exclusive short film from Studio Ghibli called Ghiblies: Episode 2.

Spirited Away follows 10-year old Chihiro on what she expects to be a boring trip with her parents but takes her into a world of ‘fantastic spirits, shape-shifting dragons and a witch who never wants to see her leave.’

For more details, read on.

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Sumptuous Trailer: Miss Hokusai!

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What if the student who surpasses the master is his daughter?

That’s one of the questions tackled in the animated film Miss Hokusai, the new film from director Keiichi Hara, the story of a famous painter whose daughter, O-Ei, is the real talent behind his success.

Miss Hokusai opens in select theaters on October 14th. Its first trailer follows the break.

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