Special event

Past Event

Screening followed by a master class with a former character animator for Walt Disney, as part of Cinéma Paradiso.

Doors: 12:30 PM
Screening: 1 PM
Masterclass: 3 PM
Tickets: $25
Cinéma Paradiso passport: $175 (includes access to all the events of the series)
Taxes and fees included

Where: Space A + Espace Plateau (1st floor)

The screening of Mirai will be followed by a workshop for the whole family led by animation director Samantha Youssef, who worked for Disney and Ubisoft. Now with Studio Technique, the artist will demonstrate different animation techniques.



Kun, a little boy, enjoys a happy childhood until the arrival of his baby sister, Mirai. As the new baby becomes the center of his parents’ attention, he becomes increasingly jealous. Little by little, he withdraws into himself. In the backyard where he likes to take refuge, grows a magical family tree. Kun finds himself suddenly catapulted into a fantastic world where the past and the present mingle. One after another, he meets his relatives at different ages: his mother, as a little girl; his great-grandfather, as an energetic young man; and his little sister, as a teenager.

Nominated for Golden Globes and Academy Awards in the category of Best Animated Feature (2019)

Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Cast: Haru Kuroki, Moka Kamishiraishi, Gen Hoshino
Year: 2018
Duration: 98 minutes
Rating: TBC

Samantha Youssef

Former character animator for Walt Disney Animation, she has also directed at Ubisoft Digital Arts and Filmax, and is an award winner at the Toronto International Film Festival for her animated short film La Fuga Grande.

Please note that the master class will be held in French.

Be sure not to miss out by getting your Cinéma Paradiso passport, which gives you access to all the events of the series.

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