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Free Screening: Ponyo

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Dive below the surface of Hayao Miyazaki’s aquatic adventure at this free screening! When magical goldfish Ponyo’s transformation into a human girl causes unexpected consequences, she and five-year-old Sôsuke must try to restore the balance of nature.

Explore the science, mythology, and wonder of water at our post-film talkback, featuring Aqua; Jason P. Downs, Research Associate, The Academy of Natural Sciences; and Li Sumpter, Professor, Moore College of Art & Design, and moderated by Kristal Sotomayor!

Screened in partnership with The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, this screening is presented by Aqua, an Essential Utilities Company.

Learn more about FREE SCREENING: PONYO

Tickets to this free screening are limited to 4 per customer.

Patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance, online, using the showtimes listed below the “Buy Tickets” heading. The Box Office is open for ticket sales 30 minutes prior to the first show of the day.

All screenings at BMFI are open seating.


September 23
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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