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The East End Film Festival showcases new talent and homegrown films alongside larger independent releases and special events, informing and inspiring a new generation of filmmakers and audiences from across London and beyond, and raising the profile of this vibrant and diverse area – London’s East End. The Festival is taking place form the 22nd to the 30th April

There is loads going on at this years East End Film Festival, below are some of the free highlights of the event:

Local(eyes) Installation

Spitalfields Market, Daily 23-30 April, 10am – 6pm – FREE

Running (or cycling!) for the duration of the festival, a specially commissioned interactive film installation Local(eyes) shows us East London’s streets from the perspective of a cyclist. Pedal powered projection takes you on a journey through the streets of East London allowing you to share the view of local artist and keen cyclist Mila Lipowicz.

A Riot of our Own Exhibition

Vibe Gallery, Saturday 23 – Friday 30 April, Daily 12pm – 6pm – FREE

‘A Riot of Our Own’ is the feature exhibition of the East End Film Festival. ‘A Riot Of Our Own’ revisits the energy of the Rock Against Racism (RAR) Movement, 1976-1981. The movement based its operations in the East End. It was a collection of black and white political activists, reggae and punk musicians, artists, graphic designers, photographers, actors, writers, fashion designers, and fans who came together to pool their energies and talents in the fight against the growth of racism and the National Front

Silent Cinema: The Lodger + Minima

Spitalfields Market, Saturday 24 April, 8pm -FREE

Wrap up and join us for the free outdoor screening event of the year. After last year’s amazing silent screening of Nosferatu, the East End Film Festival returns once again to Spitalfields Market with acclaimed soundtrackers Minima performing a live accompaniment to Alfred Hitchcock’s 1927 silent film The Lodger. One not to miss!

Cinema Sirens Pop-up Hair Salon

Courtesy of Hair & Jerome and Leons Restaurant (3 Crispin Place, Spitalfields), Saturday 24 April, 5–9pm – FREE

Throughout the screening of The Lodger, East End’s finest award-winning boutique hair salon, Hair & Jerome will be on hand to work their artistry on your tresses in our free pop-up hair salon hosted by Leons Restaurant. Just pop into Leons Restaurant from 5pm for your free session

Heritage Film Trail launch event and premiere screening

26th – 30th April – 18.00 until closing FREE

Compiled from over 30 thirty years of photographs, East End Heritage by Phil Maxwell and Hazuam Hashim is a beautiful visual document of the lives and changes that have occurred in the meeting places, houses, streets and communities of East London over the last thirty years.

This event kick starts at the Waterpoet pub on the Heritage Pub Trail taking place in ten of East London’s oldest and best public houses:

The Waterpoet, Kings Stores, The Gun, The Golden Heart, The Ten Bells, The Princess Alice, INDO, The Grave Maurice, The Blind Beggar and The White Hart

Palimpsests

Four Corners Gallery, Wednesday 28 April, 6:45pm – FREE

Lara Saxby-Soria’s practice embraces a cross-disciplinary approach, which includes photography, sculpture and most predominantly film & video installation. Her installations attempt to engage the medium of film as a physical presence.

‘Give’ & ‘Take’ at the East End Film Festival – FREE

Old Spitalfields Market, Daily Mon 26 – Wed 28th April 2010

The latest craze to hit the streets comes to Spitalfields courtesy of The East End Film Festival.  Cinephiles, Spitalfields regulars, budding artists and eager bargain-seekers are invited to bring along their unwanted clobber from 4-6pm, then be ready at 6pm sharp to rummage through the array of treasures and waltz away with a handful of FREE goodies (yes, your money is no good here). It’s that simple. First come first served, every man for himself!

For mor Information on the East End Film Feastival plkease visit www.eastendfilmfestival.com

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The Jameson Cult Film Club offers a series of cult film events hosted by Jameson in fantastic locations chosen for the relevance to the film being screened. Not only are the screenings free but you also get a free complimentary Jameson cocktail

As the cult film screenings are staged in locations to fit the look and atmosphere of the film being shown as well as some theatrics and staging you are sure to be emerged into the films world and feel the thrills and chills. Being projected into the film always enhances your experience and will give you a great lasting memory.

The Jameson Cult Film Club website highlights film culture and allows you to get involved in its debates, it’s also where you need to go to get hold of some of these awesome free film tickets so what are you waiting for: Free Cult Fim Club tickets

Here’s the timetable for the next screenings with most of the films being screened at the Union Chapel in Islington

Film Screening Date Venue
Fight Club 6/10/09 Village Underground Shoreditch
An American Werewolf in London 28/10/09 Union Chapel Islington
Dracula(1958) 29/10/09 Union Chapel Islington
The Shining 30/10/09 Union Chapel Islington
Halloween(1978) 31/10/09 Union Chapel Islington
This Is Spinal Tap 03/12/09 Clapham Grand
Readers’ Choice 17/03/10 To Follow

 

For more details please visit: www.jamesoncultfilmclub.com

Camden Towns hippie community invite you to join them in checking out the latest film music and art at the Inspiral Lounge (250 Camden High Street, Camden Lock)
Entry is free for those who believe in something more than money, the evening should provide quite an alternative experience for something to do in London.

Every Monday at 7:00 PM

The nearest tube station is Camden Town or Chalk Farm

A Screening of Artist Films Wed 25th February, 8 – 10.30pm at The Griffin (93 Leonard St, EC2)

Another Roadside Attraction Gallery presents a screening of sixteen (mainly UK based) artists films.

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