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East End Film Festival 2015 - Crumbs

East End Film Festival 2015: Crumbs (Miguel Llansó) Last October, the Guardian’s Africa Correspondent David Smith wrote a profile of Ethiopia, 30 years on from its infamous famine. Smith describes a country of ‘frenetic urban expansion’, ‘an (...)

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Above and Below - East End Film Festival

Above and Below is a charming and inoffensive documentary surrounding the lives of a few outcasts who have completely distanced themselves from ‘ordinary’ life and the society that this comprises. Whether this rejection is a result of their (...)

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Chameleon - East End Film Festival

Chameleon is a light-hearted and genuinely interesting look at the “most successful investigative journalist in Africa:” Ghana-based Anas Aremeyaw Anas, who helps the police investigate serious crimes and reports them back to the public. The (...)

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Generation Right - East End Film Festival

It brought it all back, the years that formed the person I am today: the Thatcher Years. Generation Right is a powerful reminder of why I became a radical community activist. It tells the story of Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Britain’s first female (...)

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Welcome to Leith - East End Film Festival 2015

Watching Welcome to Leith weeks after the shooting in Charleston the stakes are high. The film has at its centre the white supremacist Craig Cobb and is being seen around the world at a time when the reality of racist violence is (momentarily) (...)

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The Divide - East End Film Festival (preview)

An interesting and well-meaning documentary, The Divide presents audiences with a frequently mentioned, though infrequently interrogated, phenomenon- the divide of the rich and the poor in the Western world. The film begins with a quote from (...)

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Drama - East End Film Festival (preview)

Struggling actress Anna is at the end of her tether. Still reeling from a recent breakup with dial-a-scumbag John and a failed audition, she packs up and heads for Paris to spend a few days with her gay best friend, Jean. Meanwhile, John is in (...)

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East End Film Festival 1-12 July 2015

The East End Film Festival is still going strong, still showcasing an incredibly eclectic selection of first and second films, shorts, docs and other cinematic gems. The full programme is available on the festival’s website. We will be posting (...)

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