News Akira UK cinema screenings in July - More Details
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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