Hold on to your jellied eels, it’s The EAST END FILM FESTIVAL!

This July brings us what looks set to be the biggest and best curation of the East End Film Festival to date! Pencil this in to you iPhone (? I hate the modern world): 1st-12th July, with screenings taking place in the following wonderful exhibition houses:

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Red Gallery, Electric Cinema, Genesis Cinema, Barbican Cinema, 3 Mills Studios, Masonic Temple, Hackney Picturehouse, Stratford Picturehouse, Rich Mix, Rio Cinema, Whitechapel Gallery.

“Founded in 2000, the East End Film Festival is one of the UK’s largest film festivals. An annual multi-platform festival held in London, the EEFF presents a rich and diverse programme of international premieres, industry masterclasses, free pop-up screenings and immersive live events. The EEFF’s mission is to discover, support, and exhibit pioneering work by global and local independent filmmakers, and to introduce viewers to innovative and challenging cinematic experiences.”

Categories & Nominees & Sophocles

Best Feature

ATLANTIC dir. Jan-Willem van Ewijk

CRUMBS dir. Miguel Llansó

FIRE, THE (EL INCENDIO) dir. Juan Schnitman

IVY dir. Tolga Karaçelik

LIFE IN A FISHBOWL dir. Baldvin Zophoniasson

LINE OF CREDIT (KREDITIS LIMITI) dir. Salomé Alexi

MANOS SUCIAS dir. Josef Kubota Wladyka

NORFOLK dir. Martin Radich

PLEASURE ISLAND dir. Mike Doxford

Best Documentary

3 ½ MINUTES, TEN BULLETS dir. Marc Silver

ABOVE & BELOW dir. Nicolas Steiner

AMY + ASIF KAPADIA Q&A dir. Asif Kapadia

ESTATE, A REVERIE dir. Andrea Luka Zimmerman

SEVENTH FIRE, THE dir. Jack Pettibone Riccobono

STAND BY FOR TAPE BACK-UP dir. Ross Sutherland

STEVIE G dir. Umut Gunduz

TRIP ALONG EXODUS & MIRROR IMAGE dir. Hind Shoufani

WELCOME TO LEITH dir. Michael Beach Nichols, Christopher K. Walker

Best UK Short Film

EEFF Short Film Audience Award

EEFF Accession Award

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Judges

AMMA ASANTE
AMMA ASANTE
IRVINE WELSH
IRVINE WELSH
NOAZ DESHE
NOAZ DESHE
ROSS CLARKE
ROSS CLARKE
VIV ALBERTINE
VIV ALBERTINE

We are well chuffed to be covering our pick of the festival, so stay tuned for our reviews. Get all the info at http://www.eastendfilmfestival.com/

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