Search Museum of the Moving Image


Kubo and the Two Strings (in 3-D)


Location: Redstone Theater

Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film

Dir. Travis Knight. 2016, 101 mins. Dolby Digital 3-D. With the voices of Charlize Theron, Ralph Fiennes, George Takei. The latest stop-motion animation marvel from LAIKA (Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls) is inspired by Japanese folklore. A young boy named Kubo leads a peaceful existence, making origami characters come to life for his village. But his life is turned upside down when he unwittingly summons a spirit from his past who is intent on igniting an ancient family feud. With the help of his magical shamisen, a Japanese stringed instrument, Kubo embarks on the ultimate adventure to save his family and uncover the story of his father, a legendary samurai warrior.

Recommended for ages 8+

Members-only screening, by invitation only. Please contact [email protected] to inquire.