British 2016 (in alphabetical order)

All screenings and events are for over 18s unless otherwise stated

A Punter’s Prayer

dir. Savvas D. Michael

Premiere type: European

24/06    9:00 PM

The bet of a lifetime takes centre stage in A Punter’s Prayer, a wry North London-set dramedy about getting by, dreaming big and rolling the dice. Jack (Tommy O’Neill) is ...


A River

dir. Anthony Tombling Jr

Premiere type: World

03/07    5:00 PM

From a precarious past to an uncertain future. A River explores the River Afan’s polluted past and its miraculous recovery, while also focusing on the current battle of locals and ...


Adult Life Skills

dir. Rachel Tunnard

Premiere type: London

24/06    6:30 PM

This witty, moving debut finds Anna (a career-best Jodie Whittaker) hiding out in her mum’s garden shed. Making hilarious home movies, her isolation is a coping mechanism in the face ...



dir. Ian Bonhôte

Premiere type: World

23/06    7:00 PM

Every year, the East End Film Festival seeks to champion the most exciting, distinctive new films from first and second time directors. Seeking the irrepressible creativity and energy that comes ...


And Then I Was French

dir. Claire Leona Apps

Premiere type: World

29/06    9:00 PM

A thriller about a young woman’s journey of self-discovery, that takes a dangerous direction as she struggles to escape the agony of unrequited love. Cara is a massage student, tucked ...



dir. Jan Hillman

Premiere type: World

27/06    9:00 PM

An intimate portrait of friendship, love triangles and home furnishings, Jan Hillman’s debut feature follows the journey of three friends across London. Transporting a couch to its new home, this ...


Chasing Robert Barker

dir. Daniel Florencio

Premiere type: UK

24/06    8:30 PM

David, a grizzled and dour paparazzi photographer, hits the jackpot one night when he receives a tip off that the iconic actor Robert Barker is having dinner with a pretty ...


Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model

dir. Rebecca Brand

Premiere type: World

02/07    1:30 PM

A self-described ‘pop-u-mentary’, Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model follows lauded performance artist Bryony Kimmings and her 10-year old niece Taylor as they collaborate on Kimmings’ latest show, an attempt to ...


Darkest Universe, The

dir. Tom Kingsley, Will Sharpe

01/07    6:30 PM

Will Sharpe and Tom Kingsley follow the BAFTA-nominated Black Pond with an often hilarious, always poignant tale of troubled sibling relationships, alienation and aliens. When his sister Alice and her ...


Gary Numan: Android in La La Land

dir. Steve Read, Rob Alexander

Premiere type: London

03/07    7:00 PM

Always celebrating the clash of sound and image, the East End Film Festival has a longstanding and passionate commitment to music and its mercurial creators. From Joe Strummer to The ...