A FILM FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG PEOPLE BY YOUNG PEOPLE
20TH - 22ND JUNE 2014 WWW.CUTTINGEAST.CO.UK
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With the generous support of Northern Trust.
CUTTING EAST FILM FESTIVAL INTRODUCTION
Following last years amazing inaugural festival, we have assembled a fantastic new team that we are truly proud to say has delivered a program which will inspire creativeness and passion in young people. Weâ€™ve brought together a truly special selection of films, music, art, and spoken word that will appeal to young people across the capital. Cutting East truly believe that young people have a voice to be heard and as programmers, we have curated three days of events that we believe have the potential to reach out and give a positive message of the young people of today.
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2 | Our Partners 4 | Cutting East Team 6 | Article : A Tale of Two Cities 7 | Opening Night Gala 8/9 | Back to Bollywood 10 | Screentest 10/11 | Cutting It Short Awards Gala 12 | Sunday Films & Events
The curating of a film festival is definitely a unique experience. Aside from simply watching the films, we share our thoughts on potential events; we discuss the impacts of specific films on the audience and try to figure out why one film should be shown over another. We also believe that film is not the only medium where we can get inspiration from, so we have programmed music and workshop events that showcase local talent and get discussions going, and are not just limited to being films that we believe will appeal.
13 | Closing Night Gala 14/15 | East End Film Festival 16/17 | Cutting East Programming Sessions 18 |Festival Ticket and Venue Information 20 |Festival Schedule
In the short period that Cutting East has been around, we have been able to meet such amazing people who share the same views and ambitions as us and we hope that we are able to keep meeting, inspiring, and being inspired by the many people we meet. The community is a big part of who we are, the east end of London is a place which we are all proud to say has made a big impact on our lives! Everyone here at Cutting East hopes you have a good time during the festival and we hope you enjoy the films as much as we do! 3
The Cutting East Team is a group of young people who all live in the East End. “We have come to Cutting East with different talents, perspectives and ideas about what makes a good film!”
THE CUTTING EAST TEAM HAMIDA BEGUM
Art, culture and creativity: three things that I have great an eagerness for. I absolutely la-la-la-love films! As a keen Geographer and science enthusiast I like to combine all areas and present the most powerful messages through the use of film, as well appreciate them. After all...films can change the world!
My name is AK, its short for Akikur. I’m from the east side of that river. I love working on projects that involve creative thinking. I’m a very ambitious and out of the box kind of person.
Hi! My name’s Shanice and I’m a programmer from last year. I am so excited that Cutting East is back for a second year. I have learnt so much from last year’s festival that I can put into this year. It has really boosted my confidence and although it’s been tough juggling it alongside Uni, it’s really preparing me for life after I graduate.
SHAKRUL WAYAS Hi, I’m Shakrul, 20, studying English at Goldsmiths University. I would say my dream is to get my scripts onto the big screen, but dreams are overrated. I see it as my ambition, and Cutting East aids as a stepping stone to bring me one step closer to fulfilling my ambition.
DIEGO CAICEDO-GALINDO One year on from the first ever Cutting East Film Festival, I feel like we’ve got a team who will be able to deliver a festival that will do 2013 proud! The 2014 team have already made an impact, the ideas are flowing and everyone is contributing to what will be an amazing three days of events. I feel lucky to be able to share my experiences with everyone who is involved this year, and I can see Cutting East growing and growing to new heights
JONATHON CAICEDO-GALINDO This year will be my second year with Cutting East. I feel that the team has developed into the role of programming with more confidence and I’m excited about where Cutting East 2 will lead us next!
The name’s Miftaul Islam - a student and enthusiast of the Creative Arts universe. I have lived on for 2 decades now, and I can happily say, I’ve loved every minute! From a young age, I’ve always found myself being attracted towards this creative world that encompasses us all. Through these years I’ve had a significant growth in my interest towards this world. My main aspirations lie within the path of creative writing and filmmaking, and Cutting East is a fantastic project that allows me to utilise my talents, as well as honing my craft. Cheers!
MO MALICK My name is Mo Malick. I’m an aspiring actor, director and writer. I’ve always loved story telling and coming from a Somali background story telling is in my DNA. At college I studied creative media which included directing and this is where I was introduced to the power of the camera and how it can be used to tell a story on its own. I first joined Cutting East because I wanted to see how things work, I’ve been to film festivals and now I wanted to be part of one. The selling point for me was all the other programmers were in my age group and we all had similar aspirations.
AMRAN AHMED As an aspiring screenwriter and filmmaker, the opportunity of programming a film festival is a perfect platform to divulge in the world of entertainment and creativity; uncovering an abundance of local talent and hopeful individuals in an effort to create the best possible three day event for our audience. Being responsible for the Cutting East programming team has given me a plethora of knowledge; from meticulously mapping out all the particulars of the event, to understanding what makes a good festival, and what the audience would enjoy. Being a part of the team has further expanded my love for film, and has made me more determined to persevere within the world of entertainment.
Salma, here! Becoming an edition to Cutting East was a decision partly made to combat the shyness that tends to override me in situations but mostly because of the one thing that binds us all at Cutting East together and that is our undying love for films!
Hi there! my passions for media had film making had encouraged me to be part of the Cutting East team, as I have always been curious of what it would be like to be behind the production stage of creating a film festival.
Hey I’m Alex. I’m one of the programmers at Cutting East. I joined the project for last year’s festival after hearing about it from a teacher at college. Being part of Cutting East has pushed me to consider my future with film. 5
A TALE OF TWO CITIES “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.” Charles Dickens
A tale of two entities. A broken mirror with two separate reflections. Tale of two cities - a paradox distinguished by the literary wizard that is Charles Dickens - in 1859. And yet centuries on, this memorable adage still resonates through the present day. Whether in life or in paranormal spirituality, a reflection of what is and what was, seamlessly conform to the thin veil that separates these two cities. Through everyday living, people live to tell the tales –the highs and lows the vibrant and the melancholy - and that the gap between both entities have only widened. Old and young, prosperity and poverty entities, which are separated by a gaunt line molded by the human race. Cutting East film festival takes on ‘a tale of two cities’ as a theme this year to highlight the surging rate at which the gaps widen and how communities and individuals overcome them. Based in the epicenter of East London, a location that couldn’t be more befitting of this distinguished paradox, the festival will explore the polarizations within the cities; whether rich or poor, whether young or old, the festival will aim to bridge the gap and provide a timeless entertainment to unite. East london, is a location that best serves as the canvas that showcases the growth of multiple cities in one painting. Those who experience the tale will leave telling the tale of two cities.
FRIDAY 20 JUNE - OPENING NIGHT GALA TH
ELECTRO CHAABI France-EGYPT | 77mins | 15 | Arabic with English Subtitles Director: Hind Meddeb 7PM
In the depth of the Cultural Revolution that swept over Egypt, a musical movement emerged from the slums of Cairo, censored by the mainstream media an electrifying version of Arab hip-hop emerged from the dust. ElectroChaabi embodies the thoughts and feelings of the people that went through struggles in recent years in Egypt. A mix between classic Arabic sounds, fast electronic beats with MCs. With lyrics that have a message for positive change in the society they live in, rapping about youth culture and the struggles of everyday life, it is clear to see that no matter how different we are, we can all turn to music to make a difference. Director Hind Meddeb introduces us to acts such as Sadat, Oka & Ortega and Chipsy who are all popular musicians of the genre, we are taken into their lives and find out their reasons for being part of the musical movement that is Electro Chaabi.
DAISYCHAIN GALAXY + SPECIAL GUESTS BAR PARAGON 9PM | FREE Taking a que from Electro Chaabi, Cutting Beats will be delving into hip hop and rap rhythms to explore universal themes of youth culture, society and a little bit of revolution! Featuring Daisychain Galaxy + special guests
We will be hosting a Q&A discussion with Director, Hind Meddeb. Cutting East Opening Night has been supported by Film Hub London, managed by Film London and a proud partner of the BFI Film Audience Network, funded by the National Lottery.
Daisychain Galaxy are a four piece from the depths of East London who decided in mid 2013, to start a band combining and crumbling together a mix of jazz, hip hop, rock and any other styles which took their fancy. Roundhouse have hailed them as ‘the new sound’ whilst Fashion Meets Music have said that they ‘bring a new colour and dynamic identity to the underground music scene’
BACK TO BOLLYWOOD
FROM MILE END STEREOTYPES 4.41 min
WAGER STREET 3.21 min
FILMING ON THE GREEN 2.27 min
BACK TO BOLLYWOOD EXHIBITION
Genesis Foyer throughout the festival In the East End of the 1970’s no less than four individual cinemas catered to the area’s burgeoning South Asian community. Screening films from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, audiences flocked to see favourite film stars and hear the latest musical soundtracks. Yet these spaces were so much more than simply moviehouses; hosting visiting VIPs and Bollywood actors, and becoming a base of action in the fight against racism cinemas like Brick Lane’s ‘Naz’ and Mile End’s ‘Liberty’ were sites of community belonging. Recalling this almost forgotten world this Heritage Lottery funded exhibition brings together rarely seen film posters, memories of original cinema-goers recently collected in oral history interviews, and photographic portraits
FROM MUMBAI TO MILE END UK & INDIA 90mins|12.00PM What does neighbourhood mean to you? Join in this lively discussion to watch a selection of short documentary films made by young people about hoods in Mumbai and East London exploring how generations take root in, and young people make use of, their environment in these two very different but vibrant cities. The films feature rag-picking, breakdance, ghettoization, struggle, enjoying a day in the hood and what home means. The screening will be followed by a discussion of the themes raised by the films, exploring what we might learn about the similarities and differences of life in Mumbai and Mile End and how the use of technology is creating an insight into the many lives in the hoods. This screening and discussion is a collaboration between Mile End Community Project, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (Mumbai) and Queen Mary, University of London.
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FROM MUMBAI BREAKING MUMBAI
2010 | 33 min with english subtitles
2011 | 19 min with english subtitles
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OM SHANTI OM WITH INTERMISSION INDIA | 2007 CERT: 12a | 162 MIN | 5.45PM Director: Farah Khan Introduced by Doctor Amitabh Rai- Senior lecture at QMUL and author of Untimely Bollywood: Globalization and India’s New Media Assemblage. Om Shanti Om a classic Bollywood story - full of love, lust, revenge and fame! In the 1970s, Om (Shah Rukh Khan) an aspiring actor, is murdered, 30 years later Om is reincarnated troubled by visions of his former life, He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti (Deepika Padukone) the love of his previous life. Vowing to bring justice Om uncovers more dark secrets which will once again endanger his own life and the lives of his loved ones. Om Shanti Om, gives a unique spin on the theme of ‘A tale of two cities’ which conjoins with the motif of the Cutting East Film Festival. It is a film which celebrates life, family and love as well as highlighting the dark underbelly society. This is fused together with vibrant music for all to enjoy, and learn about the sanctity of life. An absolute Bollywood classic and a must see for any film lover! Followed by music and a Bollywood karaoke challenge.
MISS MATCH UK | 2014 | 90 MIN | CERT: U | 2PM Directors: Canan Salih Starring young people from A Team Arts, House of Talent in Tower Hamlets, this bang up to date adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma intertwines music and dance with colourful, energetic Bollywood overtones to tell its tale of a young women who can’t resist playing cupid. Miss Match follows a young girl named Tanya, who, despite her own love life being less than perfect, starts to intervene with the lives of the people around her. Featuring dance sequences from IMD and EMBRACE. Arrive early to experience a live Bollywood dance performance! + Q&A with the Director and Cast
ALPHANOMEGA 4.30PM - 5.45PM Join Cutting East for live Music, Food and entertainment to celebrate Bollywood cinema. AlphaNomega, an upcoming band from east London, will be mixing Bollywood classics with their own innovative style of world music. Combining inspirations from east and the west AlphaNomega evoke exotic Asian influences that seamlessly intertwine with Britpop, creating a catchy, innovative style of fusion music. And curtsey of Sapphire London enjoy complimentary pakoras, samosas and chai tea to set the scene for the main evening film - Om Shanti Om
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SCREENTEST UK | 70mins CERT: 15 | 4.15PM We are delighted to have our Cutting East Friends, Screentest - The National Student Film Festival, at our festival this year. Screentest have been very supportive of our early years as a festival and we are very pleased to showcase a collection of their best shorts in our programme. This collection explores the festival theme ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ telling stories of different worlds MY NAME WAS JANE | 12:48:00
CUTTING IT SHORT AWARDS GALA 4.30PM
For the first time Cutting East ran an open submission with an overwhelming response. Join us in what promises to be a blockbuster of a segment in this festival, to support our future filmmakers. With the generous support of Northern Trust we are proud to present the inaugural Cutting East Best Short Film Award. All films screened in this section are eligible for the prize which will be awarded on the evening by our jury. 1st Prize: £450 worth of media equipment vouchers 2nd Prize: £150 worth media equipment vouchers 3rd Prize: £75 voucher
HOWL | 19:07:00 HOW TO COUNT SHEEP | 5:43:00 DOWN BY THE WATER | 9:38:00 CABIN EL DIABLO | 5:11:00 ORANGE CHARLIE | 1:17:00 THE GOAT | 8.15:00 MASSIVE ORANGE HEAD! | 3.56
6PM - NETWORKING Followed by networking and pitching one to ones by the smalls in bar paragon.Find out more about The Smalls at www.thesmalls.com
UK | 2014 | Mulberry Films Pop video juxtaposing spoken word and dance on the theme of body- image made by Mulberry Films, the in-house production company of Mulberry School for Girls, east London
UK | 3:48 | 2013 | Dir: Jay Loe A bar manager has gotten himself in over his head with the wrong crowd. After having a seizure at the wrong moment he must get himself out of a difficult situation
UK| 3:06 | Adam Berker It’s the story about the man that does same things from day to day. But he is going to change his life
The Last Drink
UK | 9:31 |Dir: Boris Thompson-Roylance The evening before the Volstead Act, the prohibition of intoxicating liqueurs has come into operation. Authorities have granted drinkers one last day, one last session at the bar.
UK | 7:12 | 2013 | Dir: Diego Caicedo-Galindo Short documentary about Roger Molloy, a Photographer from East London who has claimed to have created the most important piece of art of our time- Would you agree? 10
UK | 4:51 |Dir: Ellie Politzer, Eastside Educational Trust. The inner workings of a troubled mind are explored in this cleverly crafted short that touches on the issues of teen suicide in an imaginative and powerful way.
Behind a Wall
UK | 3:16 | 2013 | Dir: Tyrell Charles Domestic abuse between parents has a lasting effect on their family. In this film we see the child of a domestically violent family telling her story.
UK | 2:00 | 2013 | Dir: Mile End Community Project A creative short film articulating the struggle of an ex offender growing up in east London. The challenges identified and the change is truly inspirational!
UK | 10:06 | 2014 | Dir: Samuel Harrison Sylas, a depressed but once great writer sits in his study procrastinating, when Sylasâ€™ Shadow detaches himself to bring Sylas back to reality and remember the good things in life.
Make Us Proud
UK | 9:56 | 2013 | Dir: Dee Boyle Short documentary exploring the significance of the annual Foyle Gay Pride parade. The film features an interview with the civil rights activist Eamonn McCann and Stonewall co-
founder Sir Ian Mckellen involves young people in the gay rights debate.
UK | 4:57 | 2014 | Dir: Shara Ismail for Redcoat Girls Spoken word film by Redcoat Girls exploring abusive relationships highlighting Article 39 UN convention on the rights of the child.
Through The Gates of Hell
UK | 3:00 |Dir: Sabrina Corda Argentine tango is like a jealous lover. Once you wear your dancing shoes, the only world that exist is you, your partner and the music. You would go through the gates of hell in order to dance.
Paint the Way
Saudi Arabia | 6:16 Dir: Josh Bamford & Sebastian Feehan A Female Graffiti artist explores the derelict old town in Jeddha, Saudi Arabia spraying political stencils in protest of a country neglectful of its cultural heritage.
UK | 5 mins| 2014 | Dir: Dan Hall Exploring the choices that young people make when they leave school.The short film follows two young people who take different paths, and the consequences of their choices.
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WILLOW & WIND IRAN | 1999 CERT: U | 77 MIN | 2.00PM Director: Mohammad Ali Talebi A school window is broken, and kids can’t concentrate because the rain is getting in. The culprit isn’t allowed back into class until he mends it. So he carries a large pane of glass by hand across the countryside in a gale. The wind blows; but will he crack? In the hands of writer Abbas Kiarostami and director Mohammad Ali Talebi, this simplest of stories becomes an epic quest, poetic and breathtakingly beautiful. It has big-hearted humanism, but Hitchcockian tension too. An edge-of-seat masterpiece. Unmissable. Followed by a Panel Discussion in collaboration with Cinema of Childhood.
JUMANJI USA | 1995 CERT: PG | 104 MIN | 11.45PM Director: Joe Johnston This year we bring to you Jumanji as our golden oldie vintage slot. A story about a mysterious and supernatural board game that can transport it’s players to the jungles of Jumanji. The Cutting East programming team voted overwhelmingly for this tale of two cities! Jam packed with riddles and laughs, let yourself be transported into this fantasy adventure film. Starring Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt and a young Kirsten Dunst.
11AM - BOARD GAMES
...and the fun doesn’t start there, come along early to enjoy a coffee and crodough from genesis’ excellent café and join in playing classic board games from Connect 4 to Operation.
CLOSING NIGHT GALA - SUNDAY 22 JUNE ND
PAYDAY AND IRONS IN THE FIRE - DOUBLE BILL - 7PM FOLLOWED BY A PERFORMANCE BY GEORGE THE POET
IRONS IN THE FIRE UK | 2014 | CERT: 15 | 21 MIN | 7PM Director: Yoav Segal
PAYDAY UK | 2014 CERT: 15 | 40 MIN |7PM Director: FRED & NICK What do all working young people have in common? PAYDAY. All the hard work hours put in over the the month will be rewarded on this day. So, in this Tale of Two Cities, how do they react to this? For some, it is a day of joy and happiness. Comfortable in the knowledge that the money they have earned will go a long way, they are free to do what they please. For others, however, it is a day that brings short term relief. Their monthly lifeline has come in and now comes the task of trying to use every single penny in the most productive way possible. PAYDAY gives a personal insight into the different ways in which young people from different backgrounds deal with this day. PAYDAY, directed by FRED&NICK and narrated by George the Poet, is a unique performance documentary, which delves into the finances and lives of four twentysomethings. The film focuses on the contrasting lives of our diverse cast from the moment they receive their ‘payday’ money to how they go on to spend, save or squander it
Food. Dance. Music and sports. Blend together a passionate young person with these creative mediums and success becomes a reality. ‘Irons in the Fire’ follows five inspirational young people, facing up to struggle as they conquer success. This Film Festival Premiere delivers a powerful story of how five young people, reached their current success through the support of several organisations. Elevated by Idris Elba’s narration and George The Poet’s punchy & enlivening words, the film explores the importance of maintaining your own identity whilst appreciating the opportunities that exist for young people. Ultimately the message of passion combined with communication through creative instruments is most emphasised. With the film ‘Irons in the Fire’ you can expect a fusion of enthusiasm for creativity, hunger for success, and courage to confront fears amongst all of the characters. Prepare to be inspired, encouraged and energized to find your own success. With special thanks to Sky Arts and Sky 3D Bringing Cutting East to a sublime close, join featured artist, George the Poet for a special Cutting East performance of his sensational poetry. George will be joined by local, talented spoken word artists commenting on issues inspired by the films and celebrating young people’s achievements.
EAST END FILM FESTIVAL Now in its thirteenth year, East End Film Festival comes of age with a celebration of teen-focused world cinema including:
HERE & NOW Inner-city girl Grace initially resists a trip to the country with her parents, leaving East Ham for a rural idyll in a bid to save a failing marriage, Grace resolves to tough it out but when she meets country boy Say, her tough and spiky exterior slowly begins to crumble. Spending their days together in this peaceful, quiet retreat, they begin to let go of their respective hang-ups, and come to understand one another in a way that goes way beyond a holiday romance. A touching portrait of summer love.
CLUB SANDWICH Celebrated Mexican new wave director, Eimbcke returns with another awkward comedy of manners. 15 year-old HĂŠctor discovers love and sex whilst on holiday with his mother. Together they lounge by the pool until 16-year-old Jazmin arrives, and the two teenagers gravitate toward one another. A lovely, believable drama of shifting sands, and coming of age.
LEAVE TO REMAIN An Afghan boy arrives at a refugee home setting off a chain of unforeseen events in this powerful film by lauded television director Goodison who worked with unprofessional actors to create unforgettable characters. With an original sound track from Mercury-winners Alt-J, this is a timely cinematic take on the experience of many refugees in the UK, falling emotively between documentary realism and heightened drama. 14
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WE ARE MARI PEPA Alex, a Guadalajara teen, dreams of finding a girlfriend, and winning the upcoming “battle of the bands” with his band Mari Pepa. The only problem? You need two songs, and they only have one. The band’s attempt to come up with a second track becomes a vehicle for their collective angst, as their lives begin to shift over one summer.
METALHEAD Born just as Black Sabbath were giving birth to heavy metal, Hera leads a happy childhood until her brother is killed in a farming accident. Blaming herself, she takes on his love for metal, yearning for escape and a life playing music. Her existence seems paused until an unexpected group of fans arrive with one of her tapes, and everything begins to change. A charming, funny tale of cows, snowy mountains and hard rock.
RHYMES FOR YOUNG GHOULS On a Native American reserve in 1976, a 15 year old girl is coping with the violent death of her mother and brother. As she prepares to welcome her father home from prison things begin to become dangerous thanks to escalating harassment from a local law enforcement agent. Mixing film noir, teen caper, supernatural fable, and a refreshingly tough female protagonist, this is a hard-hitting debut
CUTTING EAST PROGRAMMING SESSIONS Cutting East recruits young people from Tower Hamlets to take part in a 6 month programme of activities designed to enrich and empower the participant to develop a programme of film-led activities for their peers and wider community.
Mile End Community Project, the Cutting East delivery partner 2014 is a community based and multi-award winning organisation specialising in grassroots youth engagement.
‘Great fun and good experience in event planning’ AK ‘Looking back at the festival, I feel that we can be proud in what we achieve and also the feeling of we can do it much better next time round.’ Jonathan Caicedo-Galindo Apart from learning the in’s and out’s of how a film festival runs you find yourself learning a number of things about yourself as well as gaining a huge amount of skills a long your journey that you will forever be using in life. Which is such a great experience for people so young just starting out in life. Shanice Lawson
Team CE enjoy a website session with Robert Page from Tubbyphunk Studios at Queen Mary University.
Dr. Amitabah Rai gives a talk on Audiences at MCP HQ in Mile End.
Team Cutting East develops a Plan!
Salma and Mo enjoy one of Amran’s ‘Jokes’.
Cutting East team take over BFI Education Labs for a special programming session. 16
The Cutting East team pay homage to â€˜theâ€™ oscar selfie at The Pan Asia Film Festival screening we partnered on.
Some CE memebers get a quick shot with actor Dane DeHaan after joining the The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Q&A organised by Into Films and Future Film at BFI.
Shakrul tests the Mic at The Genesis Cinema for the Spoken Word Events.
Getting a tour of Guardian HQ. Taking a break from programming - Go Karting at Mile End.
Hamida discusses programming with Kate MacTiernan, Artistic Director of Shuffle Film Festival.
Final intense programming discussion.
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FESTIVAL TICKETS & VENUE INFORMATION VENUE INFO, TRAVEL, ACCESS INFO AND BOOKING INFO All Tickets for Cutting East are priced at £3.50. Opening and Closing Gala Tickets are priced at £6.00. All screenings, events and workshops take place at : Genesis Cinema, 93 – 95 Mile End Road Whitechapel, London E14UJ To book tickets for Cutting East Call 020 7780 2000 or book online at www.genesiscinema. co.uk. Genesis can also take advance bookings in person at the box office. Finding the Genesis Cinema. The Genesis is situated on Mile End Road between Stepney Green and Whitechapel tube stations. Bus Routes 25 and 205, stop outside the genesis. Travel information As we go to print there are no planned work or line closures on the east side of the district and circle line however we would recommend you check www.tfl.gov.uk/ journeyplanner before you travel. Access information All screens at the Genesis are accessible except screen 1 and Bar Paragon. If you have any access requirements please phone ahead. All auditoria have looped hearing .
THANKS TO... Cutting East 2014 was programmed by Diego CaicedoGalindo, Jon Caicedo-Galindo, Shanice Lawson , Alex Praag, Amran Ahmed, Miftaul Islam, Shakrul Wayas, Hamida Begum, Hanifa Rahman, Salma Islam, Akikur Rahman, Mo Malick. With Thanks to Stephanie Pamment, Isma Arif and all at APE, Nurull Islam, Assan Ali at MCP, Dr. Amitabh Rai, Professor Janet Harbord, Dr. Gil Toffell and all at QMUL, Alison Poltock, Andrew Simpson, Rachael Castell and all at EEFF, Tyrone Walker-Hebborn, Ally Clow, Abigail Stroman and all staff at Genesis Cinema, Geraldine Bone, Canan Silah, Christian Toennesen, Jill Fulbrook, Jessica Green, Ruksana Begum, Rokshana Khan and all at A Team Arts, the House of Talent Group, Maryam Rouf, Anjum Shabbir at Government Digital Service and Bollyspice, Robert Page at Tubbyphunk Graphic Design Studio, Paul Bowman, Flora Menzies, Colette Geraghty and all at Film London, Gillian Goode and all at the Heritage Lottery Fund, Mark Lacey and Naomi Venn at Northern Trust, Imdad Basit at Sapphire, Fiona Mckellor, Jan Stevens, Yasir Mirza, Gaby Disandolo, Ruth Kiveal & Paul McInnes at The Guardian, Kate MacTiernan at Shuffle Film Festival, Noel Goodwin at BFI, Chris Nunn at Screen Test, Rehan Jamil, Lindsay Knight, Nia Childs, Julie Begum and Ansar Ahmed Ullah at Swadhinata Trust & many thanks to all the filmmakers and artists and individuals that are taking part in the festival and to the volunteers without whom we wouldn’t have a festival!...
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FESTIVAL SCHEDULE TIME SLOT FRI 20TH JUNE Screen
SAT 21ST JUNE Paragon
10.00am - 2pm
SUN 22ND JUNE
BACK TO BOLLYWOOD EXHIBITION
NEIGHBOURHOODS FAMILIES AND From Mumbai to Mile ASPIRATIONS: FILMMAKING End WORKSHOP
BACK TO BOLLYWOOD EXHIBITION
2pm - 4:30pm
MISS MATCH + director and cast Q&A
THE CINEMA OF CHILDHOOD WILLOW & WIND + Panel discussion
4:30 - 7pm
NETWORKING EVENT WITH THE SMALLS AND ONE2ONE PITCHING.
CUTTING IT SHORT AND AWARDS GALA
OM SHANTI OM With Introduction 7pm - Onwards 7:00pm
9.00pm Opening Night Gala: CUTTING
ELECTRO CHAABI + Q&A Hind Meddeb
BEATS presents DAISYCHAIN GALAXY + SPECIAL GUESTS
THURSDAY 19TH JUNE BACK TO BOLLYWOOD: EXHIBITION OPENING
Join Cutting East and House of Talent as they launch the oral history project and exhibition recalling memories of cinema going in the 1970s. Supported by National Lottery via the Heritage Lottery Fund, Sharing Heritage programme. Full details on page 8
MUSIC AND BOLLYWOOD KARAOKE CHALLENGE
Closing Night Gala DOUBLE BILL PAYDAY + IRONS IN THE FIRE + Q&A
SATURDAY 21ST JUNE - 10AM FAMILIES AND ASPIRATIONS
BACK TO BOLLYWOOD EXHIBITION
8.30pm CLOSING NIGHT PARTY: GEORGE THE POET SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE
A film making session for parents and their children to share aspirations and dreams. Delivered in partnership with the Tower Hamlets Parental Engagement Team and Parent and Carer Council.