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Studio Ghibli International announced more screenings for The Wind Rises, on Sunday. The movie will open at limited screenings in North America on February 21, followed by wide release on February 28. It will open in Australia on February 27 and then in Britain on May 9.
The film is coming soon to Landmark Theaters across the United States including Kendall Square Cinema in Boston, Century Centre Cinema in Chicago, The Landmark in Los Angeles, Lagoon Cinema in Minneapolis, Sunshine Cinema in New York, Hillcrest Cinemas in San Diego, Embarcadero Center Cinema and California Theatre in San Francisco, Tivoli Theatre in St. Louis, and Bethesda Row Cinema in Washington D.C. It will also screen at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles on February 21 and the Frank G. Wells Screening Room in Burbank, California on February 12.
The film played in New York and Los Angeles in November and in Santa Monica last month. Disney will release the film in North America, and Studio Ghibli International produced the English-language dub starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt with producer Frank Marshall (From Up On Poppy Hill, The Secret World of Arrietty, Ponyo).
The fourth annual FICUM film festival will screen the Mexican premiere of the The Wind Rises (Se Levanta el Viento) on February 27.
The Wind Rises has also recently won the Best Animated Film Award from the New York Film Critics Circle, The National Board of Review, The Boston Society of Film Critics, the San Diego Film Critics Society, The Chicago Film Critics Association, the Online Film Critics Society, and the Toronto Film Critics Association.