Tag Archive: Hayao Miyazaki

Japanese Cinema at TIFF 2023

Animation icon MIYAZAKI Hayao’s “The Boy and the Heron” will open TIFF in historic fashion this year. Beyond opening night, Japanese cinema is well represented at TIFF 2023. Continue reading →

Studio Ghibli & Kenji Miyazawa: Viewing Hayao Miyazaki’s animated films through the works of Kenji Miyazawa

This event will relate two Studio Ghibli films, “My Neighbor Totoro” and “From Up On Poppy Hill”, to the works of Kenji Miyazawa, a well-known Japanese children’s literature writer. “My Neighbor Totoro” has been described as “one of the most … Continue reading →

May Movies: The Wind Rises

Hayao Miyazaki, 2013, 127 min. In Japanese with English subtitles Miyazaki’s final film is a fictionalized biography of aeronautics engineer Jiro Horikoshi who, too nearsighted to become a pilot, dedicated his life to building the perfect flying machine. Episodes from Jiro’s life, … Continue reading →