Ocean Waves | Art

GKIDS has confirmed that they will premiere Studio Ghibli’s Ocean Waves film in North American theaters. The film will first screen in NYC on December 28 at the IFC Center. The film will screen in other cities starting in January.

The current list of screenings is as follows:

New York, NY IFC Center December 28, 2016
Toronto, ON TIFF January 3, 2017
Albuquerque, NM Guild Cinema January 6, 2017
Fort Lauderdale, FL TBD January 7, 2017
Kansas City, MO Screenland Armour January 9, 2017
Portland, OR OMSI Empirical Theatre January 11, 2017
Los Angeles, CA American Cinematheque January 12, 2017
Chicago, IL Gene Siskel Film Center January 13, 2017
Denver, CO Denver Film Society January 13, 2017
Santa Ana, CA The Frida cinema January 13, 2017
Tempe, AZ Harkins Valley Art January 13, 2017
Waterloo, ON Princess Cinema January 13, 2017
Atlanta, GA Plaza Theatre January 13, 2017
San Francisco, CA Roxie Theatre January 16, 2017
Fairfax, VA Angelika Mosaic January 17, 2017
Washington, DC Angelika Pop-Up January 17, 2017
Dallas, TX Angelika Dallas January 17, 2017
Plano, TX Angelika Plano January 17, 2017
San Diego, CA Angelika Carmel January 17, 2017
Honolulu, HI Consolidated Theatres Kahalas January 17, 2017
Pittsburgh, PA Row House Cinema January 20, 2017
Vancouver, BC Vancity Theatre January 20, 2017
Columbus, OH Gateway Film Center February 9, 2017
Cleveland, OH Cleveland Cinematheque February 23, 2017
Port Orchard, WA Dragonfly Cinema March 10, 2017

Ocean Waves has never been released on home video in North America. This will mark the first time this film is shown in North America. GKIDS previously released Only Yesterday for the first time in North America in early 2016.


Patrick Aguda
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