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East End Film Festival 2017 announcement: we’re back & bigger than ever

Posted in: Latest News | Posted on: April 5, 2017

As the East End Film Festival approaches its 16th year we are getting ready for our next big change. What began as a council-led weekend of screenings showcasing local filmmakers has evolved into one of the UK’s largest International Film Festivals. Looking forward to 2018, we will undergo a radical reboot as a festival with new dates, a new vision, new partners, awards, ambitions and much more. Before this seismic shift next year you may think we'd be taking it easy to prepare, but we won't be going quiet in 2017. Instead, we're launching 5 epic and exhilarating weekends of cinematic joy as East End Film Festival takes over the whole of June! 2017 FESTIVAL DATES Each weekend will focus on one of the festival's five core values: ...

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EEFF Submissions Open!

Posted in: Latest News | Posted on: December 30, 2016

Reasons to look forward to 2017: 1. A new year brings new possibilities. 2. It's not 2016 (because, let's face it...) 3. The countdown to EEFF 2017 BEGINS! Here at East End Film Festival we are getting ready to announce some exciting plans to the world, and couldn't be more giddy with anticipation about what the new year will bring. Having spent the last six months planning some major changes to the festival, it's almost time for us to reveal all... In the meantime we're delighted to reveal that we will be opening submissions for the next edition of the East End Film Festival in less than two weeks! Submissions for next summer's ...

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EEFF Preview Moonlight at Curzon Aldgate

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EEFF is thrilled that independent cinema champions Curzon will be unveiling a brand new cinema in the East End in early 2017. Opening its doors on 20 January, Curzon Aldgate will feature four screens, a beautiful cafe-bar, and another boost to the thriving cinematic landscape of East London. Find out more about the cinema here. To celebrate, EEFF will be presenting a special advance preview of Barry Jenkins' phenomenal second feature Moonlight on 26 January, ahead of its nationwide release by Altitude Films on 17 February. A revolutionary portrait of a young man's journey through life growing up in a poor district of Miami, it has won prizes and plaudits the world over for ...

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There Goes The Neigbourhood

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Join us in the eerie confines of a Masonic Temple as we screen a series of films that will make you think twice about knocking on your neighbours door...The Masonic Temple at the Andaz Liverpool Street is a place of secrets, macabre mysteries, and the hidden lives of upstanding members of society. In a year in which we have seemingly turned against ourselves, what better time for a film season about trouble in suburbia, whether we can trust our neighbours, and the dark secrets behind the white picket fence; all in London's spookiest, most atmospheric venue. From David Lynch's classic suburban nightmare Blue Velvet, to haunted house classic Poltergeist, and from terrifying ...

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