The CWRU Film Society will host showings of Grave of the Fireflies (1988) Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium. Both screenings are open to members of the Case Western Reserve University community and the general public.
An achingly sad anti-war film, Grave of the Fireflies is one of Studio Ghibli’s most profoundly beautiful, haunting works.
The story of Seita and Setsuko, two young Japanese siblings, living in the declining days of World War II. When an American firebombing separates the two children from their parents, the two siblings must rely completely on one another while they struggle to fight for their survival.