Here's some news you should be excited about: Yesterday, the Dallas Museum of Art announced that they will be the first American museum to screen Japanese artist Takashi Murakami's live action film, Jellyfish Eyes. This rare chance to nerd out happens at 7 p.m. May 1 to be followed with a conversation between Murakami and DMA curator Gabe Ritter.
Murakami has earned a worldwide reputation for integrating imagery from traditional anime into his paintings and sculpture. Jellyfish Eyes is first venture into feature filmmaking and blends live action with illustration to create what appears to be a heartwarming bildungsroman. Catch it here in Dallas before it continues on its nine-stop US cities. Tickets are free, but reservations are required. Need to be further persuaded? Check out this adorable trailer: