Sep 29, 2014

Leeds have announced their line-up – and we’re pleased to say that Giovanni’s Island is in their Anime Day as well as playing outside of it at a date to be listed in due course.  Meanwhile you’ll be able to find Giovanni as well as in School screenings at Discovery Film Festival in Dundee, it’ll also screen to the public on Sunday the 8th.

What Discovery has to say about Giovanni’s Island:

Vibrant hand-drawn animation, an emotive score and an element of the fantastical all contribute to the telling of a powerful story. Beautiful and sad at the same time, the film presents the horrors of war through the eyes of children, as they see the devastating impact on their own family and friends. We are once again indebted to our friends at Scotland Loves Anime for giving us access to this award-winning example of the finest in contemporary Japanese anime.

Quoting LIFF’s Anime Day announcement:

The UK’s biggest annual day of Anime screenings returns to Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 9 November with exclusive screenings of the very best new anime features and more, all together in one thrilling event. The line-up for Fanomenon Anime Day 2014 is announced and it’s bumper: two spectacular new adventures with Appleseed Alpha and Dragonball Z: Battle of Gods, a new anthology from the creator of Akira, Short Peace, the award-winning Giovanni’s Island, and new digital prints of two anime masterpieces, Ghost in the Shell and Grave of the Fireflies.

Fanomenon Anime Day 2014: Leeds Town Hall, Sunday 9 November from 11.00am, £25 full / £20 concession / Free with LIFF28 Pass.

Buy tickets for any two Fanomenon events (also including Fanomenon Day of the Dead 8 and Fanomenon Night of the Dead XIV) for £40 full / £30 concession (this offer can be purchased over the phone, or in person at the Box Office, currently not available online).


October: London, Glasgow, Edinburgh
November (so far): Leeds, Dundeex

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