What's On - East End Film Festival

EEFF Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle 12A

20170608

EEFF Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle

World Premiere! Film + panel discussion. In 1979, 42% of Britons lived in council housing. Now that figure stands at just 8%. The Thatcherite Right to Buy scheme has allowed people to own their ow...

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EEFF A Caribbean Dream + Q&A 12A

20170609

EEFF A Caribbean Dream + Q&A

UK Premiere! Film + Q&A. Shakespeare comes to the Caribbean in Hackney-based film producer Melissa Simmond’s take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream. An award winning refreshingly modern...

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EEFF: Animated Activism

20170610

EEFF: Animated Activism

A presentation by the Rainbow Collective showcasing short animations from their youth projects in Bangladesh, Turkey and London. This is a chance to see the films whilst learning how the children u...

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EEFF Paa Joe & The Lion + Q&A12A

20170610

EEFF Paa Joe & The Lion + Q&A

London Premiere! Film + Q&A Paa Joe, the so-called ‘Grandfather of the Fantasy Coffin Trade’, is the creator of ornate, enormous and spectacular coffins in his native Ghana. A mast...

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EEFF New Queer Visions: Sign of the Times12A

20170610

EEFF New Queer Visions: Sign of the Times

A series of short films celebrating d/Deaf queer stories, experiences, lives and loves. All films will be screened with HOH subtitles. Full line-up to follow up shortly.

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EEFF Dana Dana (Pearl Pearl) + Q&A12A

20170611

EEFF Dana Dana (Pearl Pearl) + Q&A

World Premiere! DanaFilm + Q&A A hopeful, moving drama of exile, loss and the power of music, Dana Dana is the debut feature from Hackney-based Iraqi filmmaker Mutana Al-Rubaye. Mohamed (playe...

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EEFF Whose Streets? + Q&A 12A

20170615

EEFF Whose Streets? + Q&A

London Premiere! Film + Q&A. The reality of the recent protests in Ferguson, Missouri is captured with startling immediacy in debut directors Damon Davis and Sabaah Folayan’s Whose Stree...

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EEFF New Queer Visions: Two’s Company 12A

20170617

EEFF New Queer Visions: Two’s Company

Bystander, witness, enabler - or just in the right place at the wrong time? Queer eyes venture beyond the sidelines to set things straight in these eclectic stories from around the world. Dusk UK ...

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EEFF Papagajka + Q&A 12A

20170617

EEFF Papagajka + Q&A

UK Premiere! Film + Q&A A man working a dead end job in a housing estate parking lot comes under the influence of a mysterious visitor in Papagajka, the debut feature from Bela Tarr proté...

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EEFF Brexitannia + panel discussion 12A

20170623

EEFF Brexitannia + panel discussion

London Premiere! Film + extended panel discussion. In the wake of the most momentous event in modern British political history, director Timothy George Kelly travelled the length of the UK, speaki...

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EEFF New Queer Visions: They Came From the Shadows 12A

20170629

EEFF New Queer Visions: They Came From the Shadows

Micro-Transgressions: Recent voices from the other side to get your thrill on. (60mins) Nightwalkers UK | Jason Bradbury | 4min Tournures Belgium | Sebastien de Buyl | 8min Zerch Mexico | ...

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EEFF The Penalty + Q&A12A

20170701

EEFF The Penalty + Q&A

The human cost of the death penalty in America comes in for timely, gripping examination in The Penalty, the vital new documentary from British filmmakers Will Francome and Mark Pizzey (One for Ten). ...

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EEFF The Pacemakers + Q&A 12A

20170702

EEFF The Pacemakers + Q&A

World Premiere! Film + Q&A Charles Eugster, a two-time champion sprinter, is 97 years old. Now he’s competing at long jump, and is preparing for the world championships in South Korea, w...

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