Posts tagged "East End Film Festival"

East End Film Festival: The Legend of The Ugly King

The Legend of The Ugly King

The Legend of The Ugly King Directed by Hüseyin Tabak Screening at EEFF April 15th, 2018 by Lewis Church Yilmaz Güney is not a name many might be familiar with, but this Kurdish actor, director and revolutionary is still hailed throughout Turkey as a hero. He is also the fascinating subject of this extraordinary documentary, […]

East End Film Festival: The Outsider

The Outsider

The Outsider Directed by Tom Meadmore Screening at EEFF April 20th, 2018 by Bernie C Byrnes The Outsider is a documentary about Nobu Su who, having taken over his father’s shipping company, increased its value by billions. Then, according to him, the banks conspired to ruin him. And ruin him they did. Nobu Su transformed […]

East End Film Festival: West Of Sunshine

West Of Sunshine

West Of Sunshine Directed by Jason Raftopoulos Starring Damian Hill, Ty Perham, Kat Stewart, Arthur Angel, Tony Nikolakopoulos, Faye Smythe, Eliza D’Souza, Liam Seymour, Christopher Laino and Kaarin Fairfax Screening at EEFF April 19th, 2018 by Bernie C. Byrnes Jim (Damian Hill) is having a bad day. And that’s just the day we see. By […]

East End Film Festival: The Icarus Line Must Die

The Icarus Line Must Die

The Icarus Line Must Die Directed by Michael Grodner Starring Joe Cardamone, Ariel Pink, Keith Morris, Pearl Charles, Melissa Brooks, Justin Pearson, Rafael Reyes and Jerry Stahl Screening at EEFF April 28th, 2018 by Lewis Church Do you remember the new rock revolution? If you were reading the NME in the early 2000s then you […]

East End Film Festival: Blue My Mind

Blue My Mind

Blue My Mind Directed by Lisa Brühlmann Starring Luna Wedler, Zoë Pastelle Holthuizen and Regula Grauwiller Screening at EEFF April 21st, 2018 by Bernie C. Byrnes I don’t know anyone who enjoyed puberty – it’s a pretty tough time. For 15-year-old Mia, her periods usher in an overwhelming transformation, which calls her entire existence into […]

East End Film Festival: Pin Cushion

Pin Cushion

Pin Cushion Directed by Deborah Heywood Starring Lily Newmark, Joanna Scanlan, Loris Scarpa, Sacha Cordy-Nice, Bethany Antonia, Saskia Paige Martin and Sophia Tuckey Screening at EEFF April 22nd, 2018 by Bernie C Byrnes Super close Mother, Lyn (Joanna Scanlan), and daughter, Iona (Lily Newmark), are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined […]

East End Film Festival: House Without Roof

House Without Roof

House Without Roof Directed by Soleen Yusef Starring Mina Sadic, Sasun Sayan, Murat Seven, Wedad Sabri, Zirek, Hossein Hasan, Hussein Hassan and Uwe Preuss Screening at EEFF April 15th, 2018 by Bernie C Byrnes House Without Roof is a beautiful film. I wanted to love it – I almost did love it. The backdrop is […]

East End Film Festival: Don’t Be Nice

Don't Be Nice

Don’t Be Nice Directed by Max Powers Starring Lauren Whitehead, Ashley August, Sean DesVignes, Timothy DuWhite, Joel Francois, Noel Quiñones, Jon Sands and Caroline Sinclair Screening at EEFF April 20th, 2018 by Bernie C. Byrnes A team of young black Slam Poets finds its voice in telling hard truths as it competes for the National […]

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 […]