I recently had the opportunity to view this classic Studio Ghibli film in an actual theater! GKIDS brought back many Studio Ghibli animated adventures back to the big screen during Studio Ghibli Fest. Other movies shown during Studio Ghibli Fest include Grave Of The Fireflies, The Cat Returns, Princess Mononoke, My Neighbor Totoro, and Spirited Away.
Porco Rosso is an animated movie by the famous writer and director Hayao Miyazaki. The movie is based on the 3-part manga Hikōtei Jidai by Miyazaki. And is animated by the acclaimed Studio Ghibli.
Porco Rosso tells the tale of a veteran World War 1 fighter pilot and, now, bounty hunter. The great pilot is haunted by a strange curse. He no longer looks human, instead he has taken the form of a pig.
Did you know March is women’s history month? Neither did I until I received a fantastic infographic from the folks over at Brighton School of Business & Management.
This inforgraphic showed many women leaders who haven’t gotten the proper recognition in history books.
What makes these women so special? Let’s take a dive into their crowing achievements and see how they changed the world.
1. Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell: Dr. Blackwell was the first female MD and also helped form the New York Infirmary for Women and Children.
2. Annie Smith Peck: Peck, at the ripe age of 58, set the record for the highest climb in the Western Hemisphere.
3. Sojourner Truth: At the Ohio Women’s Rights Convention in 1851, Truth delivered the dramatic speech Ain’t I A Woman? dealing with racial inequalities.
4. Beatrice Potter Webb: Webb co-founded the London School of Economics and Political Science Read more...