This year, the original Japanese version of Spriggan, with English subtitles, will be featured at three of the best-known film festivals in the world.
On October 8th, Spriggan will show at the Director's Guild of America Theatre, during the New York Anime Film Festival. The festival will be held in New York City, from October 6th though the 8th. For more information about the New York Anime Film Festival, please visit their website at www.scifi.com/animefestival/. For ticket information is Northern New Jersey, please call 201.507.8900. All others, call 212.307.7171 for ticket info.
Later that month, the AFI (American Film Institute) Festival, in Los Angeles, California, will feature Spriggan during the Asian Cinema Series Gala, which will take place on Sunday, October 22nd. For more information about the American Film Institute's AFI Festival in Los Angeles, please call 323.856.7707, or visit their website at www.afionline.org.
At the end of November, Spriggan will leave the States and head over to Europe, where it will be shown during the 12th Annual International Film Festival of Wales, to be held in Wales' capital city from November 29th to December 9th. No set schedule has been made but will be posted at the beginning of October. For more information about the International Film Festival of Wales, please call 029.20.406220, or visit their website at www.iffw.co.uk.
Spriggan will be available for widespread theatrical release in early spring of 2001.