East End Film Festival 2016

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Author: The JT LeRoy Story (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Jeff Feuerzeig; Stars: Laura Albert, Bruce Benderson, Dennis Cooper, Panio Gianopoulos, Winona Ryder, Ira Silverberg)
The story behind the literary 'hoax' of JT LeRoy.
The Commune (Kollektivet) (Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands; Year: 2015; Director: Thomas Vinterberg; Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Ulrich Thomsen, Helene Reingaard Neumann, Martha Sofie Wallstrøm Hansen, Lars Ranthe)
A couple who inherit a big house by the sea invite their friends to live with them, but things don't work out as they hoped.
A Flag Without A Country (Country: Iraq; Year: 2015; Director: Bahman Ghobadi; Writer: Bahman Ghobadi; Stars: Nariman Anwar, Helly Luv)
Docu-fiction following two Kurds hoping to construct a better future for the next generation.
Frenzy (Abluka) (Country: France, Qatar, Turkey; Year: 2015; Director: Emin Alper; Writer: Emin Alper; Stars: Mehmet Ozgur, Berkay Ates, Tülin Özen, Müfit Kayacan, Ozan Akbaba)
A political prisoner is released from jail on the grounds that he joins an intelligence unit of garbage collectors.
Generation Revolution (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Cassie Quarless, Usayd Younis)
A look at the London Black Revolutionaries (Black Revs), R Movement and the Black Dissidents, and what it means to be a politically active young person in London today.
Little Men Little Men
Little Men and A Flag Without A Country
Jim: The James Foley Story (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Brian Oakes; Writer: Chris Chuang, Heather MacDonald; Stars: Unai Aranzadi, Zac Baillie, Manu Brabo, Mosa'ab Elshamy, James Foley, Katie Foley, Mark Foley, Michael Foley, Diane Foley)
A documentary about the life and work of American journalist James Foley, who was killed by terrorists in 2014.
Little Men (Country: US, Greece; Year: 2016; Director: Ira Sachs; Writer: Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias; Stars: Greg Kinnear, Paulina García, Jennifer Ehle, Theo Taplitz, Michael Barbieri, Talia Balsam, David Krumholtz, Alfred Molina, Clare Foley, Andy Karl, Yolonda Ross, Stella Schnabel, Arthur J. Nascarella, Elia Monte-Brown, Johnny Serret)
Caught up in a family feud over rent, two boys respond with a vow of silence.
My Feral Heart (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Jane Gull; Writer: Duncan Paveling; Stars: Suzanna Hamilton, Pixie Le Knot, Darren Kent, Sara Dee, Eileen Pollock, Will Rastall, Shana Swash, Jason Wright, Lewis Nicolas, Steven Brandon, Kerryann White, Keith Chanter, Joe Gooch, Matt Markham, Logan Dean)
An independent man with Down's syndrome finds his life changed when he is forced into a group home.
Uncle Howard (Country: UK, US, France, Germany, Czech Republic; Year: 2016; Director: Aaron Brookner; Writer: Aaron Brookner; Stars: Madonna, Jim Jarmusch, Andy Warhol, Sara Driver, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Howard Brookner, John Giorno, James Grauerholz, Patti Smith)
Howard Brookner's first film, Burroughs: The Movie, captured the cultural revolution of downtown New York City in the early '80s. Twenty-five years after his promising career was cut short by AIDS, his nephew sets out to discover Howard's never-before-seen films to create a cinematic elegy about his childhood idol.
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