The Boy and the Heron (+ENGLISH subtitles // Expat Cinema)

Wednesday 20 March

Nominated for the Oscar Best Animated Feature Film! Movie lover but trouble understanding Dutch subtitles? Join Lumen’s EXPAT CINEMA screenings. Every Wednesday we screen the best foreign language movies with English subtitles. Our café is the perfect place to hook up for a good coffee or special beer before and after the film. 


The Boy and the Heron, a semi-autobiographical animated film about life, death, creation, and a tribute to friendship, is from Studio Ghibli director Hayao Miyazaki, known for his previous works such as My Neighbor Totoro and Spirited Away, for which he won an Oscar. 

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Mahito, a boy yearning for his mother, enters a world shared by both the living and the dead. In this world, death fades, and life resurrects in a new form. 

 The Boy and the Heron marks Miyazaki’s first project since his Oscar nomination for The Wind Rises in 2013.