Godzilla and Friends VIII



May 2nd and 3rd, 2014




Theme: GODZILLA returns!

 

This is the FIRST in a new series of 

GODZILLA & FRIENDS FESTIVALS!

 

Friday Night – May 2nd, 2014 – 7:00 pm

GIANT MONSTER GAMERA  (1965)

The original Gamera movie in Cinemascope and black-and-white! In Japanese with
English subtitles. Cheezy? Yes, but better than you might think. 

 

   Saturday Morning – May 3rd, 2014 – 10 am to Noon

GODZILLA vs. THE SEA MONSTER (1966)

   Continuing our ‘terrible’ tradition of
showing the classic Godzilla films, we return with the follow-up to the GHIDORAH
series which we ended with in 2012. There will be a recap of the previous
Godzilla films in the series before beginning this one.  

 

- LUNCH BREAK -

 

Saturday Afternoon – May 3rd, 2014 – 1:30 pm

A special Godzilla PRESENTATION

Ed Godziszewski – author, publisher and Zilla expert – returns to present
highlights from the Toho Studios and a look at an upcoming book on classic
kaiju film posters and special effects. 


- BREAK -


Annual Godzilla roar contest

Prize giveaways / Coloring contest announcement

Go go Godzilla! Viewer’s choice – 3:30 pm

   Here’s your chance to vote to
show ONE of three Godzilla or Godzilla-related films. 

 

Saturday Night – May 3rd, 2014 – 7:00 pm

A GODZILLA event!

GODZILLA vs. BIOLLANTE (1989)

   The first sequel to GODZILLA 1985 and a much
better movie. This film was never released in the U.S. We will also show
deleted scenes provided by Ed Godziszewski following the screening. 


  Plus a special look at the New GODZILLA film
slated for release on May 16th

     Farewell


Friday– May 2nd – 7pm to 10pm

Saturday– May 3rd – 10am to 10pm with breaks

 

Henderson Center – Room #112  /  Washburn University Campus

Topeka,Kansas     /      Free Admission

 

 

Made possible by funding from:
The Center for East Asian Studies – University of Kansas
The Office of International Programs – Washburn University
The Office of Multicultural Affairs - Washburn University
The Office of Diversity Studies – Washburn University
KTWU – Media Sponsor   
VINTAGE STOCK – Media Sponsor

 

 

Everything shown at the Godzilla & Friends event will be presented in

Widescreen with English dubbing for the benefit of our younger patrons.