The East End Film Festival is back, giving Londoners and visitors the chance to experience a different kind of cinema.

The festival runs from 2 June to 2 July.

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DRIB
DRIB
The inside story of an energy drink marketing ploy gone wrong.
All Eyez On Me
All Eyez On Me
Biopic of the late rapper, actor, poet and activist Tupac Shakur.
Access All Areas
Access All Areas
A group of British teenagers go on a road trip to an island music festival.
The Hippopotamus
The Hippopotamus
A theatre critic is offered a princely sum to travel to a stately home to investigate a series of unexplained ‘miracles’.
Chubby Funny
Chubby Funny
Appalled to discover that he is the ‘chubby funny’ best friend type, a down and out actor is determined to change his fortunes.
Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
An examination of Britain's housing crisis.
Menashe
Menashe
A man faces losing custody of his son after the death of his wife.
City Of Ghosts
City Of Ghosts
The citizen journalists risking their lives to report on atrocities within in Syria.
Liberation Day
Liberation Day
The story of Laibach's visit to North Korea.
The Workers Cup
The Workers Cup
Documentary about the emigre workers building football stadiums in Qatar.
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East End Film Festival Features

World of difference
Adam Sobel on his portrait of the Qatar migrant labour force The Workers Cup.
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In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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Fantasia International Film Festival
21st edition of North America's longest running genre festival.

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
The 52nd edition of the celebrated Czech festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival
The world's oldest continually running film festival.

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Tribeca Film Festival
New York's spring film festival celebrating independent movies

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