Tuesday, September 18, 2018

10 days, 20 Asian movies in Pittsburgh, starting September 21



Anime Week at Row House Cinema, the Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival, the Ghibli GKIDS Fest, the Pittsburgh Japan Documentary Award, and some regularly-scheduled distribution mean that 20 East Asian movies will play in Pittsburgh from September 21 through September 30. See below for a list of screenings of these films from Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, and the Philippines.


September 21
A Silent Voice (聲の形) - Presented by Pitt Japanese Student Association; free and open to Pitt students.

Akira (アキラ) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Mobile Suit Gundam - Part 1 - One-night event, part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville

Perfect Blue (パーフェクトブルー) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

September 22
Akira (アキラ) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Haikyuu!! The Movie: Battle of Concepts (ハイキュー!! コンセプトの戦い) - at Southside Works Cinema and Hollywood Theater

Perfect Blue (パーフェクトブルー) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

September 23
Akira (アキラ) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Haikyuu!! The Movie: Battle of Concepts (ハイキュー!! コンセプトの戦い) - at Hollywood Theater

Marlina The Murder in Four Acts (Marlina Si Pembunuh dalam Empat Babak) - at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, part of Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival. Free for those with a valid Pitt ID.

The Return - at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, part of Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival. Free for those with a valid Pitt ID.

Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (さよならの朝に約束の花をかざろう) - English-dubbed version of this year's anime, at Southside Works Cinema.

Mori, the Artist's Habitat (モリのいる場所) - "Night at the Movies" event with Japanese Nationality Room, featuring shakuhachi and koto performances

Perfect Blue (パーフェクトブルー) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Short Film Presentation: China - Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

September 24
Akira (アキラ) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Alifu the Prince/ss (阿莉芙) - part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Perfect Blue (パーフェクトブルー) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

September 25
Akira (アキラ) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (僕のヒーローアカデミア THE MOVIE ~2人の英雄) - At Hollywood Theater and Southside Works Cinema

Perfect Blue (パーフェクトブルー) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

September 26
Akira (アキラ) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Dynamite Graffiti (素敵なダイナマイトスキャンダル) - part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (僕のヒーローアカデミア THE MOVIE ~2人の英雄) - At Hollywood Theater and Southside Works Cinema

Perfect Blue (パーフェクトブルー) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

September 27
Akira (アキラ) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (僕のヒーローアカデミア THE MOVIE ~2人の英雄) - At Hollywood Theater

Perfect Blue (パーフェクトブルー) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Sennan Asbestos Disaster (ニッポン国VS泉南石綿村) - Winner of the inaugural Pittsburgh Japan Film Award, free at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium (registration required)

September 28
Alifu the Prince/ss (阿莉芙; Taiwan, 2017) - at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, part of Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival. Free for those with a valid Pitt ID.

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Missing Johnny (強尼.凱克)- at Alumni Hall, part of Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival. Free for those with a valid Pitt ID.

Smaller and Smaller Circles - part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

September 29
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (カウボーイビバップ 天国の扉) - part of Anime Week at Row House Cinema in Lawrenceville.

Dynamite Graffiti (素敵なダイナマイトスキャンダル) - at Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, part of Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival. Free for those with a valid Pitt ID.

Dynamite Graffiti (素敵なダイナマイトスキャンダル) - downtown, part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

Mori, the Artist's Habitat (モリのいる場所) - Part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (僕のヒーローアカデミア THE MOVIE ~2人の英雄) - At Hollywood Theater and Southside Works Cinema

Smaller and Smaller Circles - part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

The Return - part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

Toys & Pets (阿唐奇遇) - part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

September 30
Missing Johnny (強尼.凱克) - part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival

My Neighbor Totoro (となりのトトロ) - The classic Miyazaki film plays at several local Cinemark theaters for its 30th anniversary.

Toys & Pets (阿唐奇遇) - part of this year's Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival