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Win 2 Tickets+ Merchandise To 'Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Film Theatre' With GKIDS Films

It's nearly the end of the year but we've got time for one last giveaway for you! GKIDS Films and Fathom Events will kick off next year by screening Modest Heroes: Studio Ponoc Short Film Theatre Volume One On January 10 and 12. We've got a pair of tickets and a merchandise pack to giveaway for one of our lucky readers.

Modest Heroes is an anthology film from Studio Ponoc, the studio founded by ex-Studio-Ghibli staff. It features three short films, one of which is directed by Hiromasa Yonebayshi, director of Mary And The Witch's Flower.

We've teamed up with GKIDS Films to offer a pair of tickets to a screening of your choice. The contest runs from midnight December 20 to 11:59 PM January 1(all times Eastern). The winners will be selected and notified by GKIDS Films after the closing date. US entries only. All you have to do is enter using the widget below, or via this link. Not lucky enough to win? Get your tickets here!


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Studio Ponoc, the new animation studio founded by two-time Academy Award®-nominee Yoshiaki Nishimura (The Tale of The Princess KaguyaWhen Marnie Was There) and featuring many artists from the venerable Studio Ghibli, made an immediate splash with their acclaimed debut film Mary and The Witch’s Flower last year. The studio returns this year with Modest Heroes, an ambitious anthology of three thrilling tales created by some of the greatest talents working in Japanese animation today.
Together, the stories (Kanini & KaninoLife Ain’t Gonna LoseInvisible) explore ideas of heroism in everyday life, and the infinite potential of the short film format allows the directors and Studio Ponoc to experiment with breathtaking, action-packed visuals, concise human drama, and gorgeous fantasy worlds in this unforgettable showcase that is further demonstration of the studio’s exciting future.


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