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Akira UK cinema screenings in July - More Details

posted on 2011-06-03 06:21 EDT
Henley venue added on July 26, some times announced.

Akira, the classic anime SF-action film by Katsuhiro Otomo, will be screened by the Picturehouse chain of cinemas in July. One new venue has been announced - the Regal Picturehouse in Heney, which will show the film on Tuesday 26 July at 2030.

A portion of the profits from the Picturehouse screenings will go to the Japan Society Tohoku Earthquake Relief Fund. The film will be shown as part of Picturehouse's 'Culture Shock' film season. The screenings will be in Japanese with subtitles.

Oxford Picturehouse – Saturday 2nd July

Aberdeen Picturehouse - Monday 4th July

Exeter Picturehouse – Monday 4th July

York Picturehouse – Monday 4th July

Norwich Picturehouse – Monday 4th July

Stratford East– Thursday 7th July

FACT (Liverpool)– Tuesday 12th July at 1820

Ritzy (Brixton) – Monday 18th July at 2045

The Folly Project - this is a motorway undercroft in Hackney Wick, created in conjunction with the Barbican's Watch Me Move animation festival. See here for more details. - Friday 22nd July

Regal (Henley) - Tuesday 26th July at 2030

Akira will also have a week-long screening at the London's Barbican centre as part of the Watch Me Move festival (see here). The screenings are scheduled for June 24 to June 30. (They had previously been scheduled for the preceding week.)


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