Country: Japan
Language: Japanese

A heartwarming story following brash single mother Nikuko and her daughter Kikuko, who wants nothing more than to fit in as she navigates the everyday social dramas of middle school. Prize winner at the 2021 Fantasia Film Festival.

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Country: Japan
Language: Japanese

50th Anniversary Screenings in high definition with newly restored colors. A charming early-career classic from animation legends Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki over a decade before co-founding Studio Ghibli.

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Country: Japan
Language: Japanese

Based upon Natsuki Takaya’s “Fruits Basket” series, the new film takes us back through the anime’s most tender moments while filling in missing chapters, including the love story of Tohru’s parents and a brand-new story about Tohru and Kyo, set after the series.

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Country: United States
Language: None

Ready your eyes and ready your souls for a journey beyond your wildest nightmares from legendary visual effects and stop-motion craftsman Phil Tippett. Thirty years in the making, Tippett’s personal masterwork premiered at the 2021 Locarno Film Festival and screened all over the world.

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Country: United States
Language: English

Feature adaptation of the animated short film interviewing a mollusk named Marcel, an anthropomorphic seashell outfitted with a single googly eye and a pair of miniature shoes. The Ohio Premiere was presented at the Film Center as part of Cinema Columbus 2022.

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Country: Japan
Language: Japanese

Directed by veteran animator Takayuki Hirao and produced by brand-new animation studio CLAP, Pompo the Cinephile is a rollicking, exuberant ode to the power of the movies, and the joys and heartbreak of the creative process.

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Country: Canada
Language: English

Based on the Emmy-winning series! After a ruptured water main creates an enormous sinkhole right in front of Bob’s Burgers, Bob and Linda struggle to keep the business afloat while the kids try to solve a mystery that could save their family’s restaurant.

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Country: Canada, France, Belgium
Language: English, French

The brief life of a fiercely imaginative and deeply gifted German-Jewish painter growing up in Berlin on the eve of the Second World War. Premiered at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Country: United States
Language: English

Infinity awaits! An animator with Pixar since Toy Story 2 (1999), Angus MacLane makes his solo directorial debut with the origin story of intrepid space ranger Buzz Lightyear on his first test flight for Star Command.

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Country: France, Czechoslovakia
Language: French, Czech

Nothing else has ever looked or felt like director René Laloux’s animated marvel Fantastic Planet, a politically minded and visually inventive work of science fiction.

Presented as part of Mammoth Mondays, a new extension of Cult 101.

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