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The 2012 East End Film Festival is a truly international event with a great selection of films and lots of interesting ways to see them, including free outdoor screenings. There are masterclasses, workshops and opportunities to meet the filmmakers alongside the visual entertainment. This year's event is taking advantage of its overlap with the Olympics and World Pride to further diversify what it has to offer.
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A phone call reveals the difficulties of estrangement within a family.
A look at the work, life and legacy of Luke Haines.
The story of Act Up and the ordinary people who transformed the tratment of AIDS.
The story of the Ugandan campaigners who have spoken out against the country's proposed Anti-Gay Bill.
The acquisition of a valuable lump of uranium leads two east end chancers into a series of scrapes.
Renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has garnered international attention as much for his ambitious artwork as his political provocations and increasingly public clashes with the Chinese government.
A documentary following eight players on their way to the over-80s world table tennis championships.
A documentary maker and a historian seek to uncover England's secrets as they travel through its waterways in a swan-shaped pedalo.
A sheltered Mormon girl believes her unexplained pregnancy must have been caused by listening to rock music.
A single mother clings to life amid nightmarish mental problems and self-mutilation.
East End Film Festival News
Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara
Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent
Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses
A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle
Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988
The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable
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