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Robot Carnival


There were only 12 attendees by my count; a somewhat disappointing turnout.

This original announcements said this was being held in Studio 5; at the last minute, the venue was changed to the Crown Theater (a better space for screenings).

— Clyde
Saturday April 19 2014

Please join us for a special free screening of Robot Carnival
Saturday April 19 2014 starting at 2:30 PM (doors open at 2:15 PM)
In the Crown Theater at the Producers’ Club,
358 W 44th St near SE corner with 9th Ave, New York NY 10036-5426

Robot Carnival (Japan, 1987, 91 min) is a big-budget anime anthology film consisting of 10 segments about robots by 9 top anime directors, including Akira creator Ōtomo Katsuhiro. The music (by Joe Hisaishi), art, and animation are all outstanding. The stories vary from conventional to funny, romantic, and moving.

Screened in Japanese with English subtitles (but only 2 segments have any dialogue or narration)

See the color flyer (.pdf, 108 KB) & the black & white flyer (.pdf, 109 KB)

See also more information about the film:
Anime News Network (ANN)
Internet Movie Database (IMDb)

See Clyde’s Facebook event page
See Sans Diego Film Shorts’s Facebook event page

Presented by the Metro Anime club, Sans Diego Film Shorts, and Asia Pacific Forums, Ltd

With thanks to the Producers’ Club

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