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Canada Now: Nelly

Canada Now: Nelly

Nelly Directed by Anne Émond Starring Mylène Mackay, Mylia Corbeil-Gauvreau, Mickaël Gouin, Sylvie Drapeau, Catherine Brunet and Francis Leplay Screening as part of Canada Now Film Festival by Bernie C Byrnes Nelly is a compelling depiction of Borderline Personality Disorder inspired by the life and work of Canadian novelist It’s a gorgeous, sensitive biopic that […]

Canada Now: Weirdos

Canada Now - Weirdos

Weirdos Directed by Bruce McDonald Starring Dylan Authors, Julia Sarah Stone, Molly Parker, Allan Hawco, Cathy Jones and Rhys Bevan-John Screening as part of Canada Now Film Festival by Joanna Orland This low-key, light on substance coming-of-age drama is not at all as weird as the title may suggest. Weirdos is the tale of two […]

East End Film Festival 2017

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson - East End Film Festival

East End Film Festival Every Weekend Throughout June, 2017 Reviews by Bernie C Byrnes  — Brexitannia Directed by Timothy George Kelly Screening at East End Film Festival June 23rd, 2017 In the wake of the most momentous event in modern British political history, director Timothy George Kelly travelled the length of the UK, speaking to […]

East End Film Festival: Brexitannia

East End Film Festival - Brexitannia

Brexitannia Directed by Timothy George Kelly Screening at East End Film Festival June 23rd, 2017 by Bernie C. Byrnes In the wake of the most momentous event in modern British political history, director Timothy George Kelly travelled the length of the UK, speaking to people on both sides of the Brexit divide – This documentary […]

East End Film Festival: Waking David

East End Film Festival - Waking David

Waking David Directed by Kevin Nash Starring Kristy Bruce, Shane Bruce and Harriet Madeley Screening at East End Film Festival June 18th, 2017 by Bernie C Byrnes A young American woman arrives in England seeking to reconnect with her father’s family, only to find them peculiarly reticent about her arrival. Delving deeper, she slowly uncovers […]

East End Film Festival: Follow the Money

EEFF

Follow the Money Directed by Steve Boggan, John Hardwick and Ben Unwin Screening at EEFF June 17th, 2017 by Bernie C Byrnes Seemingly an act of boisterous lunacy, Follow The Money sees Hackney filmmakers Steve Boggan, John Hardwick and Ben Unwin follow a $10 bill across the USA. Crisscrossing the country over the course of […]

East End Film Festival: The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson - East End Film Festival

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson Directed by David France Starring Victoria Cruz, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera Screening in partnership with Stonewall at EEFF on June 18, 2017 A percentage of the screening’s profits will be donated to the charity by Bernie C Byrnes Oscar-nominated director David France (How to Survive […]

Win tickets to a close encounter with BRIEFS!

Briefs

We are giving away a pair of tickets to the hugely entertaining all-male boylesque circus show Briefs: Close Encounters. Having glitter-bombed the globe as we know it with their iconic and hilarious brand of circus, drag, burlesque and comedy, the Briefs boys are now ready to explore the third dimension and are set to get […]

East End Film Festival: The Show

The Show

The Show Directed by James Alexandrou Starring Celine Abrahams, Sean Buchanan, Charles Dorfman, Kate Fahy, Harry Lloyd and Adeel Akhtar Screening at EEFF June 16th, 2017 by Bernie C. Byrnes Chloe’s transition from soap stardom to the stage is already proving challenging opposite her committed and uncompromising co-star. But when an awful bereavement befalls her, […]

Assembly, Gilded Balloon, Pleasance and Underbelly Summer Party and EdFest Programme Launch

by Bernie C. Byrnes The Edinburgh Fringe is 70! Which makes me feel old because I first started going when it was a mere slip of a thing and 50. One of the most significant events that I can clearly remember was the new collaboration between the ‘top four’ that happened in 2008 (which is […]