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Anime at the Leeds Young People Film Festival

by - on the 27 March, 2010 at 9.13 pm

It’s recently been confirmed that at the Leeds Young People Film Festival that the following two anime’s will be showing in April:

Chocolate Underground
Based on the hit book Bootleg by British author Alex Shearer.  The Good for You Party has won the election by promising health and happiness for all, but now they are in power they have announced the Prohibition law and chocolate, sweets and all things sugary are now illegal! Two boys, Huntley and Smudger, along with some friends, won’t accept this new law and, although it means risking capture by the robot enforcers and imprisonment, they begin to bootleg chocolate.

When: Saturday 3rd April
Time: 1900
Where: Hyde Park Picture House
Price: Under 19 – £2.50, Over 19 – £4.50, Over 19 with an under 19 – £3.50

The Sky Crawlers
From one of the most acclaimed manga filmmakers of all time comes Sky Crawlers, a story set in an alternative history where the world is at peace and realistic dogfights are staged to appease an aggressive population. Genetically designed Kildren are created to be the fighter pilots in these displays, never ageing until shot down in air battles. When his beautiful commander is reluctant to discuss what happened to his predecessor, new pilot Yuichi becomes determined to find the secret behind the Kildren and the battles.

When: Sunday 4th April
Time: 1900
Where: Hyde Park Picture House
Price: Under 19 – £2.50, Over 19 – £4.50, Over 19 with an under 19 – £3.50

This is great news as both are brilliant films and the second one is due out very shortly in the UK.

To book tickets and for more information, visit the Leeds Young People Film Festival’s website here.

Via Anime UK News

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