free outdoor screening of the girl who leapt through time

San Francisco friends, mark your calendars. Here's a cool cinema event for the family. The Center for Asian American Media and the Japantown Merchants Association present Cinema Under the Stars, a free outdoor screening of Mamoru Hosoda's The Girl Who Leapt Through Time. Friday, September 19 at Japantown's Peace Plaza. Here are some details:

Director: Mamoru Hosoda
98 minutes | Japanese with English subtitles

When 17-year-old Makoto gains the ability to leap backwards through time, she sets about preventing personal mishaps. Yet she soon realizes that changing the past isn’t so simple! Can she use her new powers to shape the future of herself and her friends? From production company Madhouse, THE GIRL WHO LEAPT THROUGH TIME is an absorbing, beautifully crafted anime. Featuring a talented crew who worked on such classics as Princess Mononoke and The Grave of the Fireflies, this film is destined for modern classic status.

Friday, September 19, 2008
8PM – 10PM

Peace Plaza in Japantown
Post Street at Buchanan Street
San Francisco, CA

Early arrival highly suggested. Seating is first-come, first-served.

Hey CAAM Members!*
Email us at membership@asianamericanmedia.org and let us know you’re coming! We’ll save your seats and have your Scharffen Berger hot chocolate ready for you!
Presented by CAAM, the Japantown Merchants Association, and promotional partners 4Fifteen Clothing, HapiHour.org, Hyphen and Japan Society. It should be a really fun evening for the whole family. Watch the trailer for The Girl Who Leapt Through Time here. For more information about the screening, go here.

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