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Akira (1988)

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Akira (1988)

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Thursday, December 3
9:30 pm
Cost: Free
A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop. (IMDB) Both nights will be subtitled!

Japan | 124 min| R | HD | Dir. Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Kaneda is a bike gang leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a government secret project known as Akira. On his way to save Tetsuo, Kaneda runs into a group of anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader. The confrontation sparks off Tetsuo's supernatural power leading to bloody death, a coup attempt and the final battle in Tokyo Olympiad where Akira's secrets were buried 30 years ago. (IMDB) Both nights will be subtitled!

 Watch the Trailer!

Japan | 124 min| R | HD | Dir. Katsuhiro Ôtomo

Kaneda is a bike gang leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in a government secret project known as Akira. On his way to save Tetsuo, Kaneda runs into a group of anti-government activists, greedy politicians, irresponsible scientists and a powerful military leader. The confrontation sparks off Tetsuo's supernatural power leading to bloody death, a coup attempt and the final battle in Tokyo Olympiad where Akira's secrets were buried 30 years ago. (IMDB) Both nights will be subtitled!

 Watch the Trailer!

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