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Film Screening of "Summer Wars"

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 7:00pm

Annenberg 111

Anime Apocalypse: The Fall of the City is a February film series, co-sponsored by the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia and the Center for East Asian Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.   This series will explore the catastrophic end of urban establishments in four animated films: AKIRAPatlabor 2: The MovieSummer Wars, and Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle.  Each film imagines the destruction of Tokyo in the near or distant future and the heroic men and women who struggle to preserve the structure of urban life.