The Boston International Children’s Film Festival will be screening the Wolf Children, A Letter to Momo, and Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW anime films. Tickets for all three films are on sale for US$10 each.
Wolf Children will be screened on April 16, 2013 at 12:45 p.m. EDT and on April 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.
Wolf Children covers 13 years and begins with a 19-year-old college student named Hana who encounters and falls in “fairy tale-like” love with a “wolf man.” After marrying the wolf man, Hana gives birth and raises two wolf children — an older sister named Yuki (“snow”) who was born on a snowy day, and a younger brother named Ame (“rain”) who was born on a rainy day. When the wolf man suddenly dies, Hana decides to move to a rural town far removed from the city.
A Letter to Momo will be screened on April 21, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. EDT.
A Letter to Momo follows a girl named Momo who struggles with her father’s sudden passing and her move to the countryside. Momo finds an otherworldly surprise at her new home.
Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW will be screened on April 21, 2013 at 12:45 p.m. EDT.
Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW is a science-fiction adventure in which four children from rural Japan are stranded in space after meeting an alien dog at summer camp.