One of the UK's largest film festivals, with events taking place right across the East End of London, this event is now six years old and boasts a fantastic line-up including 17 world premieres, eight European premieres and 20 UK premieres. It opens with Amit Gupta's One Crazy Thing and closes with Marc Silver’s 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets. Guests will include Aidan Gillen and Lee Scratch Perry.

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The Seventh Fire
The Seventh Fire
A documentary about Ojibwe gangsters in Minnesota.
Norfolk
Norfolk
A tough-love father's strong relationship with his teenage son is tested when the boy befriends a girl.
3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets
3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets
Documentary about the trial of Michael Dunn, who shot an unarmed teenager and claimed a 'stand your ground' defence.
Above And Below
Above And Below
Existence on the fringes of society.
Amy
Amy
A documentary about Amy Winehouse.
Still
Still
A grieving father gets mixed up in a feud with a gang of teenagers.
Crumbs
Crumbs
When the spaceship in the sky begins to reactivate, Candy sets off on a quest across a post- apocalyptic Ethiopian landscape to ask Father Christmas to grant him his heart's desire.
The Fire
The Fire
A 24 hour delay in being able to purchase their first home together causes tensions to rise and Lucía and Marcelo's relationship to begin to unravel.
Take It Back And Start All Over
Take It Back And Start All Over
A former musician struggles with the banality of the life she has found herself living.
Life In A Fishbowl
Life In A Fishbowl
Three different lives interweave to tell the story of the impact of Iceland's economic collapse.
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London showcase to open with One Crazy Thing.
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