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  • Don’t miss Hard Stop hosted by Krishnan Guru Murthy this Thursday
  • last few days of #EEFF2016 – still loads of great screenings left!
  • Andrea Riseborough to attend UEL Centrepiece Gala
  • #EEFF2016: discovering, debating and developing new voices in cinema
  • Enthusiastic, proactive volunteers wanted for #EEFF2016


The East End Film Festival’s established awards system includes Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best UK Short Film, Best Soundtrack, among others. Click to find more about them.

About EEFF

The East End Film Festival is an annual multi-platform festival presenting a rich programme of international premieres, industry masterclasses and live cross-arts events.

Cutting East

Cutting East is the youth arm of the East End Film Festival, a special cinematic programme curated by and for young people; bringing a new generation of exhibitors and audiences to cinema.


The East End Film Festival offers the UK's most targeted and specific professional development programme aimed at first and second feature production.

Competition Films

See this year's competition line up in full.


We're not just about the films: join us for a party! (or seven)


Special screenings, DJ sets and parties you don't want to miss. Exciting events at galleries and a masonic temple!


Click here for all the details on our 2016 Gala films.


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  • Andrea_Riseborough_2012 Jun 29, 2016 Andrea Riseborough at EEFF

    We are delighted that acclaimed actor Andrea Riseborough will be attending the East End Film Festival for the festival's UEL Centrepiece Gala screening of Shepherds & Butchers this evening. The star of Birdman, W.E., Bloodline, Shadow Dancer, Brighton Rock and Made in Dagenham will be in attendance ...

  • the-hard-stop-150x150 Jun 18, 2016 Krishnan Guru-Murthy: The Hard...

    We are delighted to announce that acclaimed journalist Krishnan Guru Murthy will be chairing our panel discussion following EEFF's screening of The Hard Stop on 30 June. Krishnan will be joined by director George Amponsah, subjects Marcus Knox Hooke and Kurtis Henville, ex-London Met Policeman Mick ...

  • digitalprogramme-banner-1 Jun 8, 2016 EEFF Programme in the Guardian...

    Our beautiful 2016 programme is now available in venues across London. BUT you need not venture further than the corner shop to pick up this year's catalogue, as the FULL programme is available in every Saturday Guardian in London on 11 June! With the full printed programme being ...

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