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Friday, May 3 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Anime Director Spotlight: Satoshi Kon

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Kon wrote and directed four movies and a TV series before his tragic death. His highly-acclaimed work has been described as "gritty, intense, and at times even nightmarish," with themes of obsession and illusion vs reality. We'll check them out, discussing themes, styles, and what makes them worth watching, ending with an open discussion.

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Paul Kemner

Paul's a bit older than Godzilla, watched the original broadcast ofthe Astro Boy series, and has been a fan of anime ever since. Whenhe's not writing and tuning SQL, he works on his 108 secret skills, studiesancient & modern polytheist religions, plays exotic instruments, andwrites... Read More →

Friday May 3, 2019 8:00pm - 9:00pm EDT