East End Film Festival 2017

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A Caribbean Dream (Country: UK, Barbados; Year: 2017; Director: Shakirah Bourne; Writer: Shakirah Bourne, Melissa Simmonds, based on the play by William Shakespeare; Stars: Adrian Green, Susannah Harker, Sam Gillett, Jherad Alleyne, Marina Bye, Aden Gillett, Sonia Williams, Patrick Michael Foster, Lorna Gayle, Keshia Pope, Tiffany Skinner, Shakira Forde, Kaya Bellori, Shannon Arthur, Simon Alleyne)
A Caribbean take on A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Dana Dana (Pearl Pearl) (Year: 2017; Director: Mutana Al-Rubaye; Stars: Mutana Mohmed)
An Iraqi refugee in London, whose beloved is marrying someone else, finds his life transformed by an encounter with a busker.
Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Paul Sng; Writer: Paul Sng; Stars: Nicola Sturgeon, Peter Hitchens, Caroline Lucas, Rushanara Ali, Danny Dorling, Lisa McKenzie)
An examination of Britain's housing crisis.
Homelands (Country: UK, Senegal, Jamaica, Dominica; Year: 2017; Director: Jaha Browne, Tara Manandhar; Stars: Terri Walker, Shakka, Diztortion, MC Saskilla)
RnB Mercury Prize nominee Terri Walker goes to Jamaica, RnB MOBO winner Shakka goes to Dominica; GRM award winner Diztortion travels to Suriname; and MC Saskilla heads to Senegal to explore their roots and seek out great music.
My Name Is Lenny (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Ron Scalpello)
The true story of bare knuckle boxing legend Lenny McLean, aka The Guv’nor.
Paa Joe And The Lion (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: Benjamin Wigley)
The story of a famous Ghanaian fantasy coffin craftsman.
The Spirit Of '45 (Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Ken Loach; Writer: Ken Loach)
A documentary about the spirit of unity that developed in the UK during the Second World War and contributed to the formation of the Welfare State.

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