Kubo and the Two Strings

Kubo, a young musician and storyteller, must undertake a dangerous journey with the help of a snow monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and a beetle warrior (Matthew McConaughey) in this stop-motion adventure influenced by Japanese art and culture. One of LAIKA’s most visually ambitious productions, it received nominations for Animated Feature Film as well as Visual Effects, only the second all-stop-motion film to be nominated in that category. 

DIRECTOR: Travis Knight. WRITTEN BY: Marc Haimes, Chris Butler. STORY BY: Shannon Tindle, Marc Haimes. CAST: Charlize Theron, Art Parkinson, Ralph Fiennes, Matthew McConaughey. 2016. 101 min. USA. Color. Scope. English. Rated PG; suitable for ages 9+. DCP. New 4K Dolby Vision + Dolby Atmos DCP courtesy of LAIKA.
Academy Museum film programming generously funded by the Richard Roth Foundation. 


The Magical Films of LAIKA
The Magical Films of LAIKA

Discover our exclusive merchandise created in conjunction with this screening series featuring artwork from the award-winning stop-motion animation films by LAIKA.

Available online and in-store.


Make It Dinner and a Movie

Fanny's Restaurant & Café
Fanny's Restaurant & Café

All guests who present a ticket for a film screening, Tuesday through Saturday (and the first Sunday of every month), receive 10% off all food and non-alcoholic beverages at Fanny's. Discount only applicable on the same day as the screening and cannot be redeemed for another screening or date. Dinner reservations can be made on OpenTable or Resy.