Screening of Hayao #Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises

On Wednesday, October 30 at 7 pm at the Disney Studios Main Theater, members of ASIFA are invited to a very special screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises. Be sure to check your email for more event information and how to RSVP.

The film is currently NR. There are some thematic elements and scenes of smoking which may not be appropriate for children under 10 years of age. Parents are strongly cautioned. The film will be screened in the Japanese language version with English subtitles.

In “The Wind Rises,” Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful airplanes. Nearsighted and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a Japanese engineering company, becoming one of the world¹s most innovative airplane designers. The film chronicles Jiro’s life, depicting historical events, including the 1923 Kanto Earthquake, the Great Depression, the tuberculosis epidemic and Japan¹s plunge into war.

Writer/Director Hayao Miyazaki pays tribute to Jiro Horikoshi and author Tatsuo Hori in this epic tale of love, perseverance, and the challenges of living and making choices in a turbulent world.