London Premiere: Very Semi-Serious + Q&A with Jeremy Banks, The Surreal McCoy and Will McPhail
Dir Leah Wolchock
USA 2015. 83 min. Documentary.
A witty look inside The New Yorker’s legendary cartoon department.
The New Yorker has been the benchmark for sophisticated humour for almost a century. Leah Wolchock’s award-winning film takes us behind the scenes to meet cartoon editor Robert Mankoff and the remarkable artists who submit their work each week. It’s a funny, fascinating and poignant look at the business of making people laugh, followed by a conversation with some of Britain’s top cartoonists.
+ Q&A with Jeremy Banks (FT cartoonist), Carol Isaacs (freelance, inc The New Yorker) and Will McPhail