Synopsis: Double Feature: 30th Anniversary! NAUSICAÄ OF THE VALLEY OF THE WIND (KAZE NO TANI NO NAUSHIKA) 1984, Studio Ghibli, 116 min. This first of many triumphs for Studio Ghibli co-founder Hayao Miyazaki is set 1,000 years after a nuclear holocaust has gutted the globe. After the death of her father and an attack from the hostile Tormekia, Princess Nausicaä must use her uncanny ability to communicate with the giant crustacean Ohmu in order to unite her people against the threat of annihilation. In Japanese with English subtitles.
CASTLE IN THE SKY (TENKU NO SHIRO RAPYUTA), 1986, Studio Ghibli, 124 min. A young girl with a mysterious crystal pendant falls out of the sky and into the arms and life of young Pazu. Together they search for a floating island in the sky, site of a long-dead civilization promising enormous wealth and power to those who can unlock its secrets. In Japanese with English subtitles.