Screenwriters' Lecture Series: Hirokazu Kore-eda

Sunday, 4 December 2022 - 12:30pm
BAFTA 195 Piccadilly, BAFTA, 195 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9EU
Princess Anne Theatre

Winner of the Palme d'Or at the 71st Cannes Film Festival for his film Shoplifters in 2018, Japanese director, producer, screenwriter, and editor Hirokazu Kore-eda has moved audiences across the world with his stories about various configurations of families, with credits including Nobody Knows (2004), Like Father, Like Son (2013), and Our Little Sister (2015).

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This year sees Kore-eda’s first Korean film, Boxer, which raises questions about life for all of us through a story of characters who are unexpectedly thrown together with an abandoned baby, and who gradually become one.

“Family is a very complex thing that cannot be defined in one word. Even now as I continue to make films, it is something I constantly question myself about.”

Other credits include films The Truth (2019), The Third Murder (2017), After the Storm (2016) I Wish (2011), Air Doll (2009), Still Walking (2008), Hana (2006), Distance (2001), After Life (1998), Maborosi (1995) and TV series, Kasumi Arimura's Filming Break (2020) and Going My Home (2012).

Please note, Kore-eda will be delivering his lecture remotely.

Screenwriters Lecture Series

Now in its eleventh edition, the Screenwriters’ Lecture Series exists to celebrate screenwriters’ authorial contribution to film and gives esteemed writers a platform to share highlights and insights from their careers with an audience of film-lovers and their peers. Created by BAFTA award-winning screenwriter Jeremy Brock, the series is supported by JJ Charitable Trust, one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts.

This event will be BSL interpreted.

Member’s tickets are available from 9.30 GMT on Wednesday 9 November. Public tickets are available from 10.00 GMT on Friday 11 November.

Running time: Approx. 90 minutes


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Seat Type Ticket Type Price
  Standard Public Concessions £8.00  
  Standard Public Full £10.00