Afternoon Tea Menu*:
smoked duck with lingonberry on a seeded open roll,
smoked salmon on rye with sour cream and salmon roe,
spiced aubergine and red pepper on rye, cream cheese sable
Selection of Classic Austrian Cakes
mozart torte, lingonberry cheesecake, lemon and pistachio drizzle cake, battenburg, blackcurrant and apple poppy seed cake, lemon meringue linzer tart
Poppy Seed Gugelhupf, with apricot jam and whipped cream
Choice of Teas
* Allergies and dietary requirements can be catered for. It is essential that these are informed when bookings are made.
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 Water participated in the film festival Japan Cut 2018 in New York and features the manzai comedian Keiko Enoue making her debut in the big screen.
Read a review of Thicker Than Water here
Spaces are limited and priority is given to Japan Society members.
To reserve your place, please call the Japan Society office on 020 3075 1996 or email email@example.com or submit the online booking form.
Cancellation policy: a full refund will be given where notice of cancellation is received by Friday 1 February. In other cases, refunds will be given at the discretion of the Japan Society and event partners.
An additional screening and Q&A session of Thicker than Water is scheduled for Saturday 9 February at 8.30pm. Japan Society members can receive £10 discounted tickets for any Japan Foundation Touring Film programme screening by calling ICA box office (Tuesday – Sunday, 12pm – 9pm): 020 7930 3647 and quoting “Japan Society”. To learn more about the film and the Japan Foundation annual touring film programme, visit www.jpf-film.org.uk.
£35 per head
Priority for Japan Society Members
Book online here
Booking deadline: Friday 1 February 2019
The Japan Society is pleased to offer a small group of members the opportunity to enjoy an afternoon tea and chat with director Keisuke Yoshida, preceding a Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme screening and Q&A of his film Thicker Than Water (2018).
In association with:With Japan Foundation