SUNDAY in New York: Pixar’s “La Luna” at Japan Society

Fresh off of last weekend’s Telluride screenings, the new Pixar short, La Luna, will be showing in New York City this Sunday, along with Hiroaki Ando’s 24-minute anime Five Numbers (aka Norageki!). The screening will be followed by a conversation with Enrico Casarosa (Director / Head of Story, Pixar Animation Studios) on the making of La Luna and with Dai Sato (Scriptwriter of Cowboy Bebop) to discuss post-3/11 Japan and the anime community.

Below is the screening information, it’s part of a festival entitled “Films For Hope,” taking place at the Japan Society. Proceeds from ticket sales will go to help Japan’s rebuilding efforts.

Sunday, September 11, 5:30 PM – 7 PM

La Luna, 2011 – New York Premiere
6 min. 51 sec., 35 mm, color, Directed by Enrico Casarosa

Five Numbers!, 2011 – U.S. Premiere
24 min., DVD, color, Directed by Hiroaki Ando (CGI director of Steamboy and art director for Tekkon Kinkreet)

Followed by a reception. 50% of the proceedings will go to the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. for tickets and more info, Click Here.

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