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EEFF Submissions Open!

Posted in: Latest News | Posted on: December 30, 2016

Reasons to look forward to 2017: 1. A new year brings new possibilities. 2. It's not 2016 (because, let's face it...) 3. The countdown to EEFF 2017 BEGINS! Here at East End Film Festival we are getting ready to announce some exciting plans to the world, and couldn't be more giddy with anticipation about what the new year will bring. Having spent the last six months planning some major changes to the festival, it's almost time for us to reveal all... In the meantime we're delighted to reveal that we will be opening submissions for the next edition of the East End Film Festival in less than two weeks! Submissions for next summer's ...


EEFF Preview Moonlight at Curzon Aldgate

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EEFF is thrilled that independent cinema champions Curzon will be unveiling a brand new cinema in the East End in early 2017. Opening its doors on 20 January, Curzon Aldgate will feature four screens, a beautiful cafe-bar, and another boost to the thriving cinematic landscape of East London. Find out more about the cinema here. To celebrate, EEFF will be presenting a special advance preview of Barry Jenkins' phenomenal second feature Moonlight on 26 January, ahead of its nationwide release by Altitude Films on 17 February. A revolutionary portrait of a young man's journey through life growing up in a poor district of Miami, it has won prizes and plaudits the world over for ...


There Goes The Neigbourhood

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Join us in the eerie confines of a Masonic Temple as we screen a series of films that will make you think twice about knocking on your neighbours door...The Masonic Temple at the Andaz Liverpool Street is a place of secrets, macabre mysteries, and the hidden lives of upstanding members of society. In a year in which we have seemingly turned against ourselves, what better time for a film season about trouble in suburbia, whether we can trust our neighbours, and the dark secrets behind the white picket fence; all in London's spookiest, most atmospheric venue. From David Lynch's classic suburban nightmare Blue Velvet, to haunted house classic Poltergeist, and from terrifying ...


Stonewall Season at Temple Cinema!

Posted in: Blog, Latest News | Posted on: October 20, 2016

Stonewall, the Andaz London Liverpool Street Hotel and the East End Film Festival are delighted to announce an LGBT-themed film weekend as part of Stonewall Season! Following a sold out series of screenings in the Andaz London's eerie, hidden Masonic Temple over the past year, and to celebrate Stonewall Season in November, Andaz London, the East End Film Festival and VICE Media will be hosting two very different LGBT screenings in the Masonic Temple on Friday 4th November and Sunday 6th November, with all proceeds going to Stonewall. EEFF is delighted to present two chilling horror classics in the temple, both of which contain gay themes... Tickets for the below screenings are ...