East End Film Festival 2014

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The Blue Black Hussar (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Jack Bond; Stars: Adam Ant, John Robb, Allen Jones, Charlotte Rampling)
The story of Adam Ant's struggle with depression.
A Curious Life (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Dunstan Bruce)
The story of indie music superstars The Levellers.
Dermaphoria (Country: UK, US; Year: 2014; Director: Ross Clarke; Stars: Eric Ashworth, Nicole Badaan, Ron Perlman, Walton Goggins)
Unable to remember how he came to be locked up for committing arson, a man experiments with a strange new hallucinogen.
Hackney's Finest (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Chris Bouchard)
A hapless gang of Hackney drug dealers incurs the wrath of corrupt police and dangerous professional gangsters.
Hide And Seek (Country: US, UK; Year: 2013; Director: Joanna Coates; Writer: Joanna Coates, Daniel Metz; Stars: Hannah Arterton, Josh O'Connor, Daniel Metz, Rea Mole, Joe Banks)
Four young people move into a remote house together to experiment with non-monogamy.
Leave To Remain (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Bruce Goodison; Writer: Charlotte Colbert, Bruce Goodison; Stars: Toby Jones, Simon Meacock, Jason Newell, Emma N Power, Farshid Rokey, Anusha Prakash, Naoufal Ousellam, Melanie Wilder, Yasmin Mwanza, Zarrien Masieh)
Bruce Goodison conceived of a 3 year project to train cast and crew for a film that would tell the unique stories of teenage asylum seekers, who unlike their adult counterparts often had no choice in their unaccompanied flight to the UK.
Lilting (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Hong Khaou; Writer: Hong Khaou; Stars: Ben Whishaw, Leila Wong, Morven Christie, Peter Bowles, Shane Salter, Pei-pei Cheng, Peter E. Hopkins, Andrew Leung, John Matthews)
A bereaved mother and the boyfriend of her son find a connection.
Mass E Bhat (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Richard York, Hannan Majid)
A social worker on the streets of Bangladesh recalls his own childhood there.
A Message To The World... Whatever Happened To Jesse Hector? (A Message To The World) (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Caroline Catz)
The story of the massive impact on modern music made by a cleaner in his spare time.
Stay Greasy (Country: UK; Year: 2014; Director: Jonathan Lowe, Melanie Malherbe)
A tale of straight razors and hair grease, this freewheeling film is proof that rockabilly is alive and well thanks to a small barber shop in the West End of London.
Taking The Dog For A Walk (Country: Luxembourg, UK; Year: 2014; Director: Antoine Prum)
An in-depth exploration of the British free improvisation movement, from Derek Bailey to the present.
Who Is Dayani Cristal? (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Marc Silver; Stars: Gael Garcia Bernal)
An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama.
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