Afternoon Tea and Film Screening with Director Keisuke Yoshida

Keisuke Yoshida is a Japanese film director and screenwriter. While he was still studying at Tokyo Visual Arts he started making his own independent films and participated in the films of Shinya Tsukamoto. His debut feature Raw Summer (2005) won the Fantastic Off-Theatre Competition Grand Prize at the 2006 Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival, a celebrated event for independent cinema in Japan. Since then, he has gone on to direct several features adapting his own screenplays, such as Mugiko-san to (2013), with the actor Ryohei Matsuda, or popular manga such as Silver Spoon (2014). In 2016, he adapted and directed the comedy-thriller drama Himeanole based on a manga by Minoru Furuya with star Gaku Hamada and V6 boyband singer Go Morita. His film Thicker Than Waterparticipated in the film festival Japan Cut 2018 in New York and features the manzaicomedian Keiko Enoue making her debut in the big screen.

Friday 8 February 2019
4:00 pm – Afternoon Tea at The Delaunay
6:20 pm – Film Screening at Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)

The Delaunay
55 Aldwych
London WC2B 4BB

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
The Mall
London
SW1Y 5AH

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