East End Film Festival 2015

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Welcome To Leith Welcome To Leith
Welcome To Leith and 3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets
3½ Minutes, Ten Bullets (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Marc Silver)
Documentary about the trial of Michael Dunn, who shot an unarmed teenager and claimed a 'stand your ground' defence.
Above And Below (Country: Switzerland, Germany, US; Year: 2015; Director: Nicolas Steiner; Writer: Nicolas Steiner)
Existence on the fringes of society.
Amy (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Asif Kapadia)
A documentary about Amy Winehouse.
Atlantic (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2014; Director: Jan-Willem van Ewijk)
A young man from a tourist village makes a solo voyage from Morocco to Europe over 300 kilometres of ocean, with only his sail and surfboard to carry him, is search of a beautiful stranger.
Crumbs (Country: Spain, Finland, Ethiopia; Year: 2015; Director: Miguel Llansó; Writer: Miguel Llansó; Stars: Daniel Tadesse, Selam Tesfaye, Quino Piñero, Mengistu Berhanu, Getu Fixa, Shitay Abreha)
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.
Above And Below Above And Below
Above And Below and Amy
Estate, A Reverie (Year: 2015; Director: Andrea Luka Zimmerman)
The passing of Hackney’s Haggerston Estate after 70 years is given poetic expression in this documentary.
The Fire (El Incendio) (Country: Argentina; Year: 2015; Director: Juan Schnitman; Writer: Agustina Liendo; Stars: Pilar Gamboa, Juan Barberini, Luciano Suardi, Marcelo D’ Andrea, Andrea Garrote)
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.
Ivy (Country: Turkey; Year: 2015; Director: Tolga Karaçelik; Writer: Tolga Karaçelik; Stars: Nadir Sarıbacak, Özgür Emre Yıldırım, Hakan Karsak, Kadir Çermik, Osman Alkaş, Seyithan Özdemiroğl)
Sarmasik is sailing to Egypt when the ship's owner goes bankrupt. The crew learns there is a lien on the ship, and key crew members must stay on board. Ivy is the story of these six men trapped on the ship for days.
Life In A Fishbowl (Vonarstræti) (Country: Iceland; Year: 2014; Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson; Writer: Birgir Örn Steinarsson, Baldvin Zophoníasson; Stars: Hera Hilmarsdottir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Thor Kristjansso)
Three different lives interweave to tell the story of the impact of Iceland's economic collapse.
Line Of Credit (Kreditis limiti) (Country: Japan, France, Georgia; Year: 2014; Director: Salome Alexi; Writer: Salome Aleksi; Stars: Nino Kasradze)
A fortysomething woman in modern Georgia struggle to cope with mounting debt.
Norfolk Norfolk
Norfolk and Crumbs
Manos Sucias (Country: US, Colombia; Year: 2014; Director: Josef Wladyka; Writer: Alan Blanco, Josef Wladyka; Stars: Cristian James Abvincula, Jarlin Javier Martinez)
Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, a desperate fisherman and a naive kid embark on a journey trafficking millions of dollars worth of cocaine.
Mirror Image (Country: Israel; Year: 2013; Director: Danielle Schwartz; Writer: Danielle Schwartz)
Personal documentary.
Showing with Trip Along Exodus
Norfolk (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Martin Radich; Writer: Martin Radich; Stars: Denis Ménochet, Barry Keoghan, Goda Letkauskaite, Olegar Fedoro, Jason Beeston, Paul Watkins, Lyubomir Bukov, Rupert Procter, Sean Buckley, Eileen Davies, Ella Vale, Trevor Fox)
A tough-love father's strong relationship with his teenage son is tested when the boy befriends a girl.
Pleasure Island (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Mike Doxford)
Dean returns to Grimsby after several years away in the army. Greeted by most with either confusion or hostility, he is back purely to reconnect with Jess, a childhood friend struggling to raise a daughter on her own.
The Seventh Fire (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Jack Pettibone Riccobono; Writer: Jack Pettibone Riccobono, Shane Slattery-Quintanilla, Andrew Ford)
A documentary about Ojibwe gangsters in Minnesota.
Life In A Fishbowl Life In A Fishbowl
Life In A Fishbowl and The Seventh Fire
Stand By For Tape Back-up (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Ross Sutherland; Writer: Ross Sutherland)
The director uses fragments of old films to build an audiovisual meditation on memory and death.
Stevie G (Country: UK; Year: 2015; Director: Umut Gunduz)
The director tries to use home videos to reconnect with the brother e never knew.
Trip Along Exodus (Country: US, Israel, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Syria; Year: 2014; Director: Hind Shoufani; Writer: Hind Shoufani)
A narrative from the Palestinian diaspora told through VHS, 8mm, 16mm, HD video, photographs and animation.
Showing with Mirror Image
Welcome To Leith (Country: US; Year: 2015; Director: Michael Beach Nichols, Christopher K. Walker; Writer: Michael Beach Nichols, Christopher K. Walker)
A white supremacist attempts to take over a small town in North Dakota.
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