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BFA Animation 2022 Holiday Screening – Inu-Oh

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 7:00 pm

Event hosted by: SVA BFA Animation

Reserve Tickets

Please Note: In accordance with SVA Theatre COVID-19 protocols, all visitors must show proof of vaccination (including booster, if eligible) and remain masked while indoors. Please click here for our current COVID protocols.

Join SVA BFA Animation for their annual holiday screening! Celebrate the end of the Fall semester at the SVA Theatre.

BFA Animation in collaboration with G-Kids presents Masaaki Yuasa’s most recent feature film, Inu-Oh at the SVA Theatre!

From visionary director Masaaki Yuasa, hailed by IndieWire as “one of the most creatively unbridled minds in all of modern animation,” comes a revisionist rock opera about a 14th-century superstar whose dance moves take Japan by storm.

Born to an esteemed family, Inu-oh is afflicted with an ancient curse that has left him on the margins of society. When he meets the blind musician Tomona, a young biwa priest haunted by his past, Inu-oh discovers a captivating ability to dance. The pair quickly become business partners and inseparable friends as crowds flock to their electric, larger-than-life concerts. But when those in power threaten to break up the band, Inu-oh and Tomona must dance and sing to uncover the truth behind their creative gifts.

Featuring character creation by Taiyo Matsumoto (Tekkonkinkreet, “Ping Pong the Animation”) and awe-inspiring vocals by Avu-chan (Queen Bee) and Mirai Moriyama, INU-OH is a glam-rock ode to the power of music and a forceful statement on artistic freedom from one of animation’s singular talents.

This screening is open to the entire SVA community only!
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Doors Open: 6:00pm EST
Screening Starts: 7:00pm EST