Posts tagged "East End Film Festival"

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


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 […]

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, […]

East End Film Festival: Uncle Howard

Directed by Aaron Brookner EEFF Screening: July 3rd, 3:45pm by Lewis Church This documentary is directed by Aaron Brookner and focuses on his uncle, Howard Brookner, who in turn directed the documentaries Burroughs: The Movie (1983), Robert Wilson and the Civil Wars (1987) and gangster musical Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) before his tragically young death […]

East End Film Festival: Dead Slow Ahead

Directed by Mauro Herce by Lewis Church The scale of the Fair Lady is unsettling. She’s a giant cargo ship, hauling goods across oceans and dwarfing the ant crew that maintain and support her nearly 40,000-ton weight. Dead Slow Ahead is just over an hour of a near silent documentary, showing the journey of the […]

East End Film Festival: Jackrabbit

Directed by Carleton Ranney Starring Reed Birney, Josh Caras and Ian Christopher Noel EEFF Screening: June 29th, 9:30pm by Lewis Church If good sci-fi always reflects its time and not the future, then one of the few benefits of the current global political and economic clusterfuck might be that we can look forward to some original […]

East End Film Festival

East End Film Festival - EEFF

July 1st-12th, 2015 by Michael Anderson The fourth East End Film Festival came to a climax last night with its increasingly prestigious awards ceremony, held at the glitzy Everyman Cinema in Canary Wharf. Not the most bish bash bosh ‘East End’ of venues, you might think, but try telling that to the winners and […]

EEFF: The Better Angels

Directed by A. J. Edwards Starring Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling and Wes Bentley The best film Loose Lips caught at the 2015 East End Film Festival was The Better Angels, an earnestly Malickian coming-of-age tale. ‘Malickian’ is in this instance no lazy shorthand, director A.J. Edwards having cut his teeth editing several post-Tree […]