British Museum presents: Hokusai Gala Screening

June 2, 2017


There was standing room only last night at the sold-out Gala Screening of British Museum presents: Hokusai, the latest Event Cinema release from the UK’s most popular tourist attraction. Distributed worldwide by More2Screen, this fascinating cinema event is a groundbreaking documentary and exclusive private view of the hugely popular British Museum exhibition Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave.

After a drinks reception in the bar of the Vue Piccadilly cinema in Lower Regent Street, Hartwig Fischer, Director of the British Museum, welcomed the audience and expressed his delight that fans of Hokusai around the world will be able to enjoy the film at their local cinema. The audience included the British artist Maggi Hambling and also Roger Keyes, the leading Hokusai scholar, both of whom contributed to the documentary. After the screening there was a well-deserved round of applause for Patricia Wheatley, Head of Broadcast at the British Museum, who directed the film.

For more information about the event and how to book it for your cinema click HERE