GKIDS and Fathom Events’ ‘Studio Ghibli Fest 2019’
Continues in July With ‘Whisper of the Heart’
Featuring a Special Introduction from ‘Steven Universe’ Creator Rebecca Sugar
Heartwarming Coming‑Of‑Age Classic From the Legendary Studio Ghibli and Director Yoshifumi Kondo Comes to Select Theaters Nationwide on July 1 and 2
View the series trailer here.
- WHAT: Throughout 2019, GKIDS and Fathom Events’ STUDIO GHIBLI FEST 2019 presents a series of Studio Ghibli’s celebrated animated masterpieces on cinema screens nationwide, along with some very special surprises. Following April’s showings of “Howl’s Moving Castle” and May’s “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind,” coming in July is “Whisper of the Heart”
This July, discover the brilliance of this heartwarming coming‑of‑age classic from the legendary
Studio Ghibli, creators of “My Neighbor Totoro” and the Academy Award®‑winning “Spirited
Away.” Before the film, audiences can look forward to a special intro to the film from “Steven
Universe” creator, and long-time fan of “Whisper of the Heart” – Rebecca Sugar.
- WHO: Fathom Events and GKIDS.
Monday, July 1 at 7:00 p.m. local time (English-language dubbed)
Tuesday, July 2 at 7:00 p.m. local time (English-language subtitled)
- WHERE: Tickets for “Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com, www.ghiblifest.com or at participating theater box offices. A complete list of theater locations is available on the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
Tickets for Studio Ghibli Fest 2019 in Canada are also on sale now. Visit our partners at
www.Cineplex.com for more information.
- SYNOPSIS: A chance encounter with a mysterious cat sends Shizuku, a quiet schoolgirl, on a quest for her true talent. Together with Seiji, a boy determined to follow his dreams, and enchanted by The Baron, a magical cat figurine who helps her listen to the whispers of her heart, Shizuku embarks on a life‑changing adventure that takes her beyond the boundaries of her imagination. This beautiful tale based on a screenplay from Hayao Miyazaki will delight and amaze audiences of all ages!