There is no better way to appreciate the magic of Studio Ghibli than on the big screen! Movie-lovers of all ages adore animated classics from Japan’s famed Studio Ghibli, and Hayao Miyazaki’s KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE (1989) is one of their most popular titles. The film follows the story of 13-year-old Kiki, who moves to a seaside town with her talking cat Jiji to spend a year alone, in accordance with her village’s tradition for witches in training. After learning to control her broomstick, Kiki sets up a flying courier service and soon becomes a fixture in the community. But when the insecure young witch begins questioning herself and loses her magic abilities, she must overcome her self-doubt to get her powers back. Perfect for movie lovers of all ages, KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE is a heartwarming, gorgeously-rendered tale of a young witch discovering her place in the world.
“A terrific alternative to the diabetic’s nightmare that is most of Disney’s output, Kiki’s Delivery Service takes pride of place in Miyazaki’s exceptional body of work.” (Empire Magazine)
“The film becomes a benign guided tour of femininity … gently broaching universal coming-of-age issues such as independence, insecurity, and even – more boldly than any Western children’s movie would contemplate – sexuality.” (The Guardian)
Saturday, February 4
Doors 2:35 pm | Movie 3:00 pm
Single tickets $10 in advance HERE | $12 at the door**Why not make it a double bill with MY NEIGHBOR TOTORO at 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 4? See both films for one sweeeet price.**
Double Bill Tickets $13 advance HERE| $15 at the door
*All ages welcome in the balcony! Must be 19+ w/ID for bar service and main floor seating.
**Groupons and passes OK for any individual film! Please redeem at the door.
KIKI’S DELIVERY SERVICE “Majo no Takkyūbin” (Hayao Miyazaki, 1989 / 103 mins / G / English dub) A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.