GKIDS Bringing Animation Is Movie Pageant to Beijing

Animation Is Movie Beijing presents 15 function movies from Asia, Europe, North America, and South America, together with 2018 Animation Is Movie jury prize winner ‘Buñuel within the Labyrinth of the Turtles.’

NEW YORK — GKIDS and Beijing Movie Panorama have partnered to current Animation Is Movie Beijing, a particular animation part inside the upcoming Beijing Int’l Movie Pageant, which runs April 13-20, 2019. The Animation Is Movie Beijing lineup would be the largest slate of non-Chinese language function movie animation ever to be introduced in China and can spotlight the work the of critically-acclaimed, groundbreaking animation artists from around the globe. This system is modelled on GKIDS’ Los Angeles-based competition Animation Is Movie, and options many of the movies showing within the AIF 2018 lineup. In its ninth 12 months, BJIFF is among the many largest movie festivals on the earth and a cultural phenomenon in Beijing, with 230,000 tickets offered for the latest version.

Animation Is Movie Beijing presents 15 function movies from Asia, Europe, North America, and South America, with all new titles making their Asian or Chinese language premieres on the competition. Pageant highlights embody Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-nominated Mirai, European Movie Award-winner One other Day of Life, the hit anime Dragon Ball Tremendous: Broly, and Animation Is Movie jury prize winner Buñuel within the Labyrinth of the Turtles. The slate additionally showcases the whole function movie retrospective of Oscar®-nominated Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda in addition to a 20th anniversary presentation of The Iron Big, the influential first function from legendary two-time Oscar-winning director Brad Chook.

Animation Is Movie Beijing runs April 13-20 as an official part inside BJIFF. The entire program is listed beneath.


One other Day of Life (Chinese language Premiere)
Poland/Spain/Germany/Belgium/Hungary, Raúl de la Fuente, Damian Nenow, 2018
Buñuel within the Labyrinth of Turtles (Chinese language Premiere)
(Spain, Salvador Simo, 2018)
Dragon Ball Tremendous: Broly (Chinese language Premiere)
(Japan, Tatsuya Nagamine, 2018)
The Iron Big – 20th Anniversary Presentation (Chinese language Theatrical Premiere)
(U.S., Brad Chook, 1999)
Modest Heroes (Chinese language Premiere)
(Japan, Hiromasa Yonebayashi, Yoshiyuki Momose, Akihiko Yamashita, 2018)
Penguin Freeway (Chinese language Premiere)
(Japan, Hiroyasu Ishida, 2018)
Ruben Brandt: Collector (Chinese language Premiere)
(Hungary, Milorad Krstić, 2018)
This Magnificent Cake (Chinese language Premiere)
Emma De Swaef, Marc James Roels (Belgium/France/Netherlands, 2018)

Showing with This Magnificent Cake:

Photo voltaic Stroll (Réka Bucsi, Germany, 2017)
Odd Is an Egg (Kristin Ulseth, Portugal, 2016)
Tito and the Birds (Chinese language Premiere)
Gustavo Steinberg, André Catoto, Gabriel Bitar (Brazil, 2018)

Mamoru Hosoda Retrospective:

The Woman who Leapt By way of Time (Japan, 2006)
Summer season Wars (Japan, 2009)
Wolf Kids (Japan, 2012)
The Boy and The Beast (Japan, 2015)
Mirai (Japan, 2018)


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