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EEFF returns 23 June – 3 July 2016

Posted in: Latest News | Posted on: September 24, 2015

The East End Film Festival is delighted to announce that its 2016 edition will take place from 23 June – 3 July next year. Returning to a variety of East London venues next summer to discover, debate and develop the most exciting new voices in global cinema and champion East London filmmakers, EEFF 2016 will also feature some very special celebrations to mark its 15th birthday, with festival highlights set to include the return of the festival’s industry development programme Mind the Gap, an exciting selection of cross-platform commissions (following the release of the EEFF’s first record in 2015), and the very best first and second feature filmmaking from around the globe. EEFF 2016’s Director ...


The return of Temple Cinema!

Posted in: Blog, Latest News | Posted on: September 9, 2015

The East End Film Festival and the Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel are delighted to announce the return of Temple Cinema! Following a sold out series of screenings in the Andaz Liverpool Street's eerie, hidden Masonic Temple earlier this year (featuring The Shining, Rosemary's Baby and more), EEFF will be bringing another line up of classic chillers to London's most atmospheric film venue over the Autumn, including a screening of A Nightmare on Elm Street in tribute to the late Wes Craven, as well as The Omen, Halloween and The Exorcist. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) Cinema's most iconic take on the power of nightmares, A Nightmare on Elm Street is the career defining ...


#EEFF2015 Award Winners Announced

Posted in: Blog, Latest News | Posted on: July 11, 2015

The EEFF team delighted to announce this years #Award winning films at #EEFF2015. The winners were informed at our prestigious awards ceremony in the stunning Everyman Cinema, Canary Wharf, with support from festival partner The University of East London. As a leading showcase for first and second features, we are proud to once again present our EEFF Best Film Award. This year’s winner is Ivy (Sarmasik) directed by Tolga Karacelik who will return to EEFF in 2016 as Director-in-Residence. The Award for Best Documentary goes to Welcome To Leith, by Michael Beach Nichols, Christopher K. Walker. Recognising the most unique, human and arresting non-fiction stories in this year’s festival programme, the East ...


Lee Scratch Perry and EEFF on Channel 4

Posted in: Blog, Latest News | Posted on: July 8, 2015

"The man of the roots and the man of the truths!" Lee Scratch Perry meets Krishnan Guru Murthy for Channel 4 while visiting #EEFF2015 for the World Premiere of Volker Scaner's documentary Lee Scratch Perry's Vision of Paradise at the Genesis Cinema. Special thanks to the Channel 4 News. View our own video round up from the evening of events.