Skip to Content
Poster for Mothra
Watch trailer for Mothra Watch trailer


Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Director: Ishirô Honda Run Time: 101 min. Format: Audio Amplification Available Release Year: 1961 Language: Japanese

Starring: Frankie Sakai, Hiroshi Koizumi, Jerry Itô, Ken Uehara, Kyoko Kagawa

Ishirō Honda introduced us to a more magical take on the kaiju genre with Mothra — a giant moth looking to protect its people. Survivors shipwrecked on a remote island discover a native population that worships a mythical deity called Mothra. After the island’s fairies priestesses are kidnapped by an exploitative businessman, Mothra journeys to Tokyo to rescue them at all costs.

Mothra – 3/18/23 @ 12:30 pm
Mothra – 3/19/23 @ 2:45 pm
Mothra – 3/20/23 @ 5:00 pm
Mothra – 3/21/23 @ 12:25 pm
Mothra – 3/22/23 @ 12:40 pm
Mothra – 3/23/23 @ 2:45 pm
Mothra – 3/23/23 @ 7:10 pm

Please note that Row House member codes are not applicable during the Japanese Film Festival.