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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Akira This Week Or Special Screening Next Month

Akira is back on the big screen this week, Friday at midnight at the Nuarte to be exact, but then you have the option of seeing a special screening Dec 2nd at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater with special guests. Tough one.

Akira Special Screening
Monday, December 2, 2019, 7:30 pm
Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
In Japanese with English subtitles.

Special Guests include: Jorge Gutiérrez (Director: The Book of Life), Justin Thompson (Production Designer: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse), Genndy Tartakovsky (Director: Hotel Transylvania)
Randy Haycock – (Drawover Lead: Moana), Peter Chung (Creator and Director: “Æon Flux”).
Moderated by Charles Solomon.

"This screening celebrates a recent gift to the Academy’s Margaret Herrick Library.  The Akira collection compiled by Joe Peacock was generously gifted to us earlier this year and includes several thousand animation cels, drawings and other paper ephemera documenting this landmark production."