MORE ANIME

catnappedCatnapped!Several more obscure Japanese anime features will be having rare theatrical showings in Los Angeles in the next couple of months. Laemmle Theatres is hosting the Chanoma Film Festival at the Fairfax Theatre in Hollywood one week each month. This series includes the best Japanese family films, with two films being showcased each month.JUNKERS COME HERE an excellent Miyazaki flavored fantasy from director Junichi Sato (Salior Moon) and producer Kazuo Komatsubara (Naussiaca) will play September 10th through 16th, each day at 3:10pm and 7:35pm.
CATNAPPED! a zany funny animal adventure written and directed by Takashi Nakamura, (animation director of “Akira”) will screen December 10th through December 16th daily at 1pm, 4:30pm & 8pm.
THE DAY THE EARTH MOVED from director Toshio Goto is (like Barefoot Gen) the story of survival of several children during the massive 1995 earthquake in Kobe City. December 10th through December 16th daily at 2:45pm, 6:15pm & 9:45pmMore information, images, and trailers can be seen at www.chanoma.org