East End Film Festival 2016

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Baskin (Country: Turkey, US; Year: 2015; Director: Can Evrenol; Writer: Ogulcan Eren Akay, Can Evrenol; Stars: Muharrem Bayrak, Mehmet Akif Budak, Fadik Bülbül, Derin Cankaya, Mehmet Cerrahoglu)
A squad of unsuspecting cops goes through a trapdoor to Hell after stumbling upon a Black Mass in an abandoned building.
The Blue Wave (Mavi Dalga) (Country: Turkey, Netherlands, Greece, Germany; Year: 2013; Director: Zeynep Dadak, Merve Kayan; Writer: Zeynep Dadak, Merve Kayan; Stars: Ayris Alptekin, Onur Saylak, Baris Hacihan, Albina Ozden, Nazli Bulum, Begüm Akkaya, Sude Aslantas, Derya Durmaz, Cüneyt Yalaz, Sefa Tokgoz, Fehime Seven, Tülin Özen, Banu Fotocan, Sabahattin Aysavki, Nilufer Akin)
This clique of girls still talks about boys, clothes and the latest music. Yet its carefree days are drawing to a close. A new life is imminent, and this feels both exciting and dangerous.
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.
Motherland (Ana Yurdu) (Country: Turkey, Greece; Year: 2015; Director: Senem Tüzen; Writer: Senem Tüzen; Stars: Esra Bezen Bilgin, Nihal G. Koldas, Semih Aydin, Fatma Kisa)
Nesrin, an urban middle class woman recovering from a divorce, goes back to her deceased grandmother’​s​ old village in Anatolia to finish a novel and live out her dream of being a writer. Trouble brews when her mum turns up.
Toll Booth (Country: Turkey; Year: 2010; Director: Tolga Karaçelik)
A man with a father desperate to marry him off, and a car that he just can’t get fixed, finds that his burgeoning romance with the woman who drives past his booth every day might just distract him from the meteor hurtling towards Earth.

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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