Robots: Ghost in the Shell (1995)

In a technologically advanced future, cyber-crimes have reached epidemic proportions. Even here, the danger posed by the super-hacker known as the Puppet Master requires police work of a special nature – hence the deployment of Section 9, a law enforcement division populated by officers who are part organic and part biomechatronic – commonly known as cyborgs. This landmark work of anime, based on a hugely popular manga, is a visually stunning, exhilarating work. (82 min.) 

DFT Sci-Fi Summer After-Dark is part of a summer-long series of classic and international features designed for mature sci-fi fans, presented at 7 p.m. evening screenings throughout the summer and coinciding with the DIA exhibition Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume.  

 

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