Godzilla and Friends IX

May 1st and 2nd, 2015

Theme: GODZILLA battles!


Friday Night – May 1st, 2015 – 7:00 pm

GAMERA vs. GUIRON (1967)  

The third Gamera movie is in Cinemascope and Color and set the pattern for the more popular titles in the series.

Presented in English (dubbed edition). We may include English subtitles.  

Saturday Morning – May 2nd, 2015 – 10 am to Noon

Son of Godzilla (1967)  

Continuing our ‘terrible’ tradition of showing the classic Godzilla films, we return with the next installment in the series

which introduces Godzilla’s dreaded offspring, Manilla. The kids will love it. The adults – not so much.


Saturday Afternoon – May 2nd, 2015 – 1:30 pm

A Special Godzilla PRESENTATION

Ed Godziszewski introduces us to Bill Gudmundson, a model maker who creates incredible versions

of the Godzilla and Gamera monster figures in resin kits. In Japan, Mr. Gudmundson is known as the Resin Chef.

Bill will show us how a model is created and present a slideshow showcasing his incredible work.  


The annual Godzilla roar contest

Prize giveaways / Coloring contest announcement

Saturday Afternoon - May 2nd, 2015 - 3:30 pm

LATITUDE ZERO! (1969)– 3:30 pm  

An amazingly bizarre sci-fi spectacular produced by Toho and featuring a jaw-dropping cast!

This epic involves an undersea civilization battling an evil genius.

Features Joseph Cotten, Cesar Romero, Patricia Medina and Richard Jaeckel, all in glorious TohoScope!

Saturday Night – May 2nd, 2015 – 7:00 pm


Continuing our Godzilla tradition, our final feature will be announced just before it is shown on Saturday evening,

introduced by Ed Godziszewski.


Friday– May 1st – 7pm to 10pm

Saturday– May 2nd – 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
KTWU – Media Sponsor   
VINTAGE STOCK – Media Sponsor
CD TRADEPOST - Media Sponsor



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

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