When: Sun., Dec. 7, 4 & 7 p.m. 2014
In Japan, young Jiro dreams of flying and designing airplanes, inspired by Italian designer Caproni. Unable to be a pilot, he joins a major engineering firm in 1927 soon becoming one of the world's most innovative and accomplished designers. Basing his film on a manga and Tatsuo Hori’s short story, master animator, Hayao Miyazaki, writes/directs this fictionalized biography of Jiro Horikoshi, designer of the Zero fighter (WWII). Miyazaki announced this to be his final feature film.