Top

About Us

Cutting East Film Festival celebrates, promotes and explores young people’s achievements in film. Cutting East is a multi-arts festival combining music, film, poetry, performance and art to discuss and explore themes as devised by the Cutting East Programming Team that is hoped will empower young people by giving them a platform to showcase their work, thoughts and ideas.

The Cutting East programming team is made up of strong minded, talented, young people, aged between 16-21 who come from Tower Hamlets. The programming team bring different skills and talents such as filmmaking, creative writing, performing arts and music, and all share a passion for film and to voice the views of youth.

Previous editions of the Festival have showcased UK and World Premiers including MISS MATCH and ITS A LOT, specially commissioned performances from IMD & GIRL WALK//ALL DAY and commissioned portraiture in a Back to Bollywood Retrospective exhibition. Cutting East signature events include CUTTING IT SHORT, programme of submitted short films all made by young people in East London, CUTTING BEATS, a music showcase curated by Cutting East Programmers and a Spoken Word performance event.

Cutting East will take place at the Genesis Cinema on March 2023, more details to follow.
THERE ARE LOTS OF WAYS TO GET INVOLVED IN THE FESTIVAL. 
Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @CuttingEast.

Cutting East is a partnership between Tower Hamlets Council, Mile End Community Project Supported by
Phakama and Cutting East Film Festival celebrates, promotes and explores young people’s achievements in film. Cutting East is a multi-arts festival combining music, film, poetry, performance and art to discuss and explore themes as devised by the Cutting East Programming Team that is hoped will empower young people by giving them a platform to showcase their work, thoughts and ideas.

The Cutting East programming team is made up of strong minded, talented, young people, aged between 16-21 who come from Tower Hamlets. The programming team bring different skills and talents such as filmmaking, creative writing, performing arts and music, and all share a passion for film and to voice the views of youth. Previous editions of the Festival have showcased UK and World Premiers including MISS MATCH and ITS A LOT, specially commissioned performances from IMD & GIRL WALK//ALL DAY and commissioned portraiture in a Back to Bollywood Retrospective exhibition. Cutting East signature events include CUTTING IT SHORT, a programme of submitted short films all made by young people in East London, CUTTING BEATS, a music showcase curated by Cutting East Programmers and a Spoken Word performance event.

Cutting East will take place at the Genesis Cinema on March 2023, more details to follow.

THERE ARE LOTS OF WAYS TO GET INVOLVED IN THE FESTIVAL. 
FIND OUT HOW HERE

Cutting East is a partnership between

Tower Hamlets Council, Mile End Community Project Supported by Phakama and Genesis

s
Welcome to Booth.

Tincidunt id aliquet risus feugiat, inante metus dictum at tempor usis nans.

d