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Alibi Midnight Movie Madness presents Princess Mononoke

Tuesday Aug 27, 2013

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Guild Cinema

3405 Central Ave. NE
Albuquerque, NM
US

Phone: 255-1848
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

$8

The awesome and rarely-screened Miyazaki film from 1997, presented on 35mm. Part of the Guild's Studio Ghibli Festival.

See also: Blog Entry

Princess Mononoke on the Guild’s big screen, an event for the ages

Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke, which got a spotty U.S. release to a handful of art houses and cineplexes back in 1999, is fortunately one of the Studio Ghibli films that have been making the rounds since early last year on newly-struck 35mm prints.

That’s right, on film. The fact that these are not being presented digitally is very specifically at the request of director Hayao Miyazaki who wanted them to be seen in a theater with light passing through them, film grain clearly perceivable, rather than reduced to a 1080p digital approximation. He’s a stickler as he goddamn well should be.

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