‘Princess Mononoke: 20th Anniversary,’ Hayao Miyazaki’s Animated Epic, Comes to U.S. Cinemas on January 5 and 9 Only

On Director Hayao Miyazaki’s Birthday, GKIDS and Fathom Events
Present the Japanese Animated Feature and Exclusive Music Video on Big
Screens Nationwide

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Mononoke20–“Princess Mononoke,” the classic animated film from
groundbreaking writer/director Hayao Miyazaki and the legendary
Studio Ghibli, returns to movie theaters for two nights only for a dual
celebration of the beloved historical fantasy’s 20th
anniversary and Miyazaki’s birthday. Hailed in 1997 by Roger Ebert as “a
great achievement and a wonderful experience, and one of the best films
of the year,” Princess
Mononoke: 20
th Anniversary

comes to U.S. cinemas, subtitled on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 7:00
p.m. and English-dubbed on Monday, January 9, at 7:00 p.m. (all local
times), presented by Fathom Events, in partnership with GKIDS.

In addition to the feature content, movie audiences will view the
never-before-released in North America 1995 Miyazaki-directed music
video by the Japanese rock duo Chage & Aska for their song
“On Your Mark.”

Prior to “Princess Mononoke: 20th Anniversary,”
Fathom Events, in partnership with GKIDS, will bring “Spirited Away:
15th Anniversary” to U.S. movie theaters subtitled on Monday,
December 5
, at 7:00 p.m. and English-dubbed Thursday,
December 8
, at 7:00 p.m. (all local times).

Tickets for “Princess Mononoke: 20th
” can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com
or at participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will
be able to enjoy the event in more than 350 movie theaters. For a
complete list of theater locations visit the Fathom Events website
(theaters and participants are subject to change).

Princess Mononoke” unfolds as Ashitaka, a young warrior
inflicted with a deadly curse, heads into the forest in search of a
cure. There, he meets the enigmatic Princess Mononoke, a young girl
raised by wolves, who will stop at nothing to prevent the humans from
destroying her home, and the forest spirits and animal gods who live
there. This classic story of the conflict between nature and
civilization, and what it means to be human, has dazzled audiences for
years with its iconic characters, action-packed battle scenes and
sweeping scope.

“We are pleased to be partnering again with GKIDS to bring another of
Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki’s animated classics to cinemas across
the country,” Fathom Events CEO John Rubey said. “Following in the
footsteps of ‘Spirited Away: 15th Anniversary,’ ‘Princess
’ is set to be another fan-favorite Fathom event.”

Hot Topic will be the official retail partner of the “Princess
Mononoke: 20
th Anniversary” event – Fans
can shop from their selection of “Princess Mononoke” products in
store or online at HotTopic.com.

For artwork/photos related to “Princess Mononoke: 20th
” visit the Fathom Events press

About Fathom Events

Fathom Events is recognized as the leading domestic distributor of event
cinema, and ranks as one of the largest overall distributors of content
to movie theaters. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark
Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC)
(known collectively as AC JV, LLC), Fathom Events offers a variety of
one-of-a-kind entertainment events that include live, high-definition
performances of the Metropolitan Opera, dance and theatre productions
such as the Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre Live’s Hamlet, sporting
events like FS1 Presents USA v Mexico, concerts with Roger Waters and
One Direction, the TCM Presents classic film series and faith-based
events such as The Drop Box and Four Blood Moons. Fathom Events takes
audiences behind the scenes and offers unique extras including audience
Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the
ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network
(“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America,
bringing live and pre-recorded events to 887 locations and 1,354 screens
in 181 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more
information, visit www.fathomevents.com.


GKIDS is a distributor of award-winning feature animation for both adult
and family audiences. Since 2010, the company has scored an unrivaled
eight Best Animated Feature Oscar nominations – with “The Secret of
Kells” in 2010, “A Cat in Paris” and “Chico & Rita” in 2012, “Ernest &
Celestine” in 2014,” The Tale of The Princess Kaguya” and “Song of the
Sea” in 2015, and “Boy and the World” and “When Marnie Was There” in
2016. GKIDS also handles North American theatrical distribution for
Oscar winner Hayao Miyazaki’s famed Studio Ghibli library of films, one
of the world’s most coveted animation collections with titles “Spirited
Away,” “My Neighbor Totoro,” “Princess Mononoke” and others.


Fathom Events
Jessica Nelson / Katherine Schwappach
/ 720-262-2713
/ kschwappach@fathomevents.com
Marketing for Fathom Events
Erik Stein, 818-761-6100
Rimm, 212-528-0500 x110
Julianne Feller / Annalee Paulo
/ 310-477-4442
/ annalee.paulo@42West.com
Tahajah Samuels, 917-551-5845