In a delightful treat for movie enthusiasts and animation lovers alike, the Bellingham Pickford Film Center has announced they plan to show the iconic works of Studio Ghibli. This unique cinematic experience promises to transport audiences back to their childhoods, recreating the joy people once felt as children.
Starting this summer, the Pickford Film Center will showcase a selection of Studio Ghibli films, for both young and old viewers to enjoy with their timeless storytelling, breathtaking visuals and memorable characters.
The Pickford Film Center, located in the heart of Bellingham, has always been committed to providing a diverse range of film experiences to its community. This tribute to Studio Ghibli shows their dedication to delivering beautiful films that resonate with audiences of all ages.
The series will encompass a variety of titles, including classics such as “Ponyo,” “Spirited Away,” “Princess Mononoke” and “Howl’s Moving Castle.” Each film holds a special place in the hearts of those who grew up with Studio Ghibli in their household.
For those unfamiliar with Studio Ghibli, the well-known Japanese animation studio was founded by director Hayao Miyazaki and has produced a remarkable list of short stories and movies over the years. Their movies blend stunning hand-drawn animation with rich storytelling, exploring themes of love, friendship, nature and self-discovery.
Attending the screenings at the Pickford Film Center offers a great experience, as moviegoers can enjoy the stunning visuals and sound design that Studio Ghibli movies are renowned for. The theater is the perfect place for those who want a cozy, community-oriented environment. It makes it an ideal place to connect with fellow Ghibli enthusiasts and share in their nostalgia.
Tickets for the Studio Ghibli summer series at the Pickford Theater are available for purchase online and at the theater’s box office. The shows start on July 1 and go through March 2024. The link provided below will take you to buy tickets and look at showtimes.