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Studio Ghibli's 'Only Yesterday' Trailer and Screening List Revealed.[Updated]

Studio Ghibli and Isao Takahata's Only Yesterday finally comes to cinemas in North America early in 2016 (only 25 years late!). The film is arriving courtesy of the fine folks at GKIDS, complete with a shiny new Ghibli International produced dub starring woman-of-the-moment Daisy Ridley. It will screen at New York's IFC Center from January 1st and will then open wider from February 26th.  Takahata's acclaimed film follows a young woman named Taeko as she reminisces about her childhood in 1960's Japan.

With the release just around the corner, GKIDS have given us a sneaky peak at the new English language version courtesy of the first US trailer. Check it out (and the initial list of screenings) below!




The initial list of screenings is as follows. Additional dates and venues will be announced at a later date.

(Updated March 3rd)

March 4

Los Angeles, CA - ArcLight Hollywood
Pasadena, CA -Laemmle Playhouse
Santa Monica, CA - Laemmle Monica Film Center
San Francisco, CA - Landmark Embarcadero
Rochester, NY - Little Theater
Berkeley, CA - Landmark California
Akron, OH - Nightlight Cinema
Victoria, BC - The Vic Theatre
Saskatoon, SK - The Roxy
Littleton, CO - Alamo Drafthouse Littleton (3/7) 
Palo Alto, CA - Landmark Theatres
San Jose, CA - Camera 3 Cinemas
Houston, TX - Landmark River Oaks
Littleton, CO - Alamo Drafthouse (3/7)
Providence, RI - Cable Car Cinema (3/5)

March 11

Hartford, CT - Real Art Ways
Cleveland, OH - Cedar Lee Theatre
Honolulu, HI - Consolidated Kahala 8
Portland, OR - Regal Fox Tower
Cincinatti, OH - Esquire Theater
Minneapolis, MN - Landmark Theatres
Atlanta, GA - Landmark Midtown Art
Tempe, AZ - Harkins Valley Art
Waterloo, ON - Princess Cinema
Ithaca, NY - Cornell Cinema (3/12-13)
Montreal, QC - Cinéma du Parc
Vancouver, BC - Vancity Theatre (3/14)
Notre Dame, IN - DeBartolo Performing Arts Center (3/13-16)
Knoxville, TN - Regal Downtown West
Albuquerque, NM - United Artists High Ridge 8
Grand Rapids, MI - Celebration Cinemas Woodland
Vancouver, WA - Kiggins Theatre
Santa Cruz, CA - The Nick
Chicago, IL - Music Box Theatre
Santa Rosa, CA - Summerfield Cinemas
St. Louis, MO - Landmark Tivoli Theatre

March 18

Salt Lake City, UT - Broadway Centre Cinemas
Jacksonville, FL - Sun-Ray Cinemas
Indianapolis, IN - Landmark Keystone Art
Albany, NY - Landmark Spectrum 8
Lowell, MA - The Luna Theatre
Iowa City, IA - FilmScene
Lambertsville, NJ - ACME Screening Room (3/18-3/20)
Santa Fe, NM - CCA Cinematheque
Pittsburgh, PA - Row House
Tuscon, AZ - The Loft Cinema
Lancaster, PA - Zoetropolis
Salem, MA - CinemaSalem
Camas, WA - Liberty Theatre
Olympia, WA - Capitol Theater (3/19)
Jefferson City, MO - Capitol City Cinema
Oklahoma City, OK - Oklahoma City Museum of Art


March 25

Keene, NH - Putnam Theater
Miami, FL - O Cinema Wynwood
Winston-Salem, NC - Aperture Cinema (3/26-27)
Edmonton, AB - Metro Cinema

April 1

Omaha, NE - Film Streams
Gainesville, FL - The Hippodrome

April 22

Potsdam, NY - The Roxy Theatre

March 25

Bellingham, WA - Pickford Film Center

SYNOPSIS: It’s 1982, and Taeko (Daisy Ridley) is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of puberty, and the frustrations of math and boys. At the station she is met by young farmer Toshio (Dev Patel), and the encounters with him begin to reconnect her to forgotten longings. In lyrical switches between the present and the past, Taeko contemplates the arc of her life, and wonders if she has been true to the dreams of her childhood self.

Written and directed by Studio Ghibli co-founder and Academy Award® nominee Isao Takahata (The Tale of The Princess Kaguya), Only Yesterday is a masterpiece of time and tone, rich with humor and stirring emotion, from one of the world’s most revered animation studios. Critically acclaimed but never before released in North America, the film is receiving a national theatrical release in a new, Studio Ghibli-produced, English-language version in celebration of its 25th anniversary.

Via The Official website 
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