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GHOST IN THE SHELL

04/21/17 | 9:30pm - 11:00 PM

The Rubin Museum of Art

150 W. 17th St. Map

212-620-5000

$10; free for members


21-04-2017 12:00:00 21-04-2017 12:00:00 America/New_York GHOST IN THE SHELL | 9:30pm - 11:00 PM 1995, Mamoru Oshii, Japan, 83 min., Japanese with English subtitles In the not-too-distant future, humans are connected to each other and the world by a vast electronic network, with "shells" containing their consciousness. Cyborg agent Major Motoko Kusangi works in federal intelligence, and he's on a mission to track the Puppet Master, who ghost-hacks into the bodies of fellow cyborgs, altering their minds and memories. "Ghost in the Shell" is based on the popular Japanese manga, which has been adapted by Paramount Pictures in a 3D movie starring Scarlett Johansson. Cabaret Cinema is showing the original animated movie from 1995, which is considered a groundbreaking work of Japanese anime, as part of the Rubin's Brainwave series about perception versus reality. It raises provocative questions about how individual identity is defined in a technological world. "Ghost in the Shell stands as one of the pioneering films of anime history, one that captures the imagination with its intricate story and dazzles the eyes with its gorgeous animation." —Jeff Beck http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=217216 The Rubin Museum of Art The Rubin Museum of Art

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1995, Mamoru Oshii, Japan, 83 min., Japanese with English subtitles

In the not-too-distant future, humans are connected to each other and the world by a vast electronic network, with "shells" containing their consciousness. Cyborg agent Major Motoko Kusangi works in federal intelligence, and he's on a mission to track the Puppet Master, who ghost-hacks into the bodies of fellow cyborgs, altering their minds and memories.

"Ghost in the Shell" is based on the popular Japanese manga, which has been adapted by Paramount Pictures in a 3D movie starring Scarlett Johansson.

Cabaret Cinema is showing the original animated movie from 1995, which is considered a groundbreaking work of Japanese anime, as part of the Rubin's Brainwave series about perception versus reality. It raises provocative questions about how individual identity is defined in a technological world.

"Ghost in the Shell stands as one of the pioneering films of anime history, one that captures the imagination with its intricate story and dazzles the eyes with its gorgeous animation."

—Jeff Beck

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

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