Previously-announced Guest of Honor, Yoshiki Sakurai, will be presenting the English Dub Premiere of Giovanni’s Island. This film marks his debut as a producer, and has recently won the Jury Distinction Prize at France’s annual Annecy International Animation Film Festival.
About Giovanni’s Island
In the aftermath of the most devastating conflict mankind had ever experienced, the tiny island of Shikotan became part of the Sakhalin Oblast… and on this unhealed border in a remote corner of the world, friendship among children from two different countries timidly blossomed, striving to overcome language barriers and the waves of history. Based on true events. Find out more on Production I.G. website.