East Side Stories: Japanese Cinema Depicting the Lives of Youth, ICA

This year’s Japan Foundation UK annual touring film programme offers an enlightening and expansive introduction to Japanese cinema through the framework of ‘youth’.

Showcasing a vast variety of styles and tones, this programme takes a broad look at how the adults of tomorrow have been portrayed in Japanese cinema over the years by a number of established and up-and-coming directors, through stories of individuals struggling to find a sense of meaning and identity within the world.

List of films to be shown:

— Sorry
— Shindo
— Otakus in Love
— 18 Who Cause A Storm
— Parade
— Your Friends
— Capturing Dad
— The Story of Yonosuke
— Colourful (+Q&A)
— Love Strikes (+Q&A)
— Drudgery Train (+Q&A)

East Side Stories ends on the 6th February 2014. For tickets and more information, please click here: