Godzilla and Friends VIII
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
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.