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Submissions Now Open

Cutting East 2016 Open Short Film Submissions Submissions 2016 are open for youth groups and individuals to submit their short film into the Cutting East Shorts Programme. Cutting East is a festival by youth for youth, celebrating young people’s talents and achievement in East London. What we are looking for: • Films can be Documentaries,

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The 2015 Cutting East Film Festival

  … If you were not there, then YOU my friend… missed out, big time! Although it was a smaller affair than previous years, the overall atmosphere and impact of the festival reached new heights. As a novice to the whole film festival programming world, I must admit that I was not fully sure of

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Hidden Heroes…Takes the Cutting East MMBF Rising Star Award in partnership with the East End Film Festival.

  Heroic effort rewarded… An animated film created by members of LBTH ‘A Team Arts- House of Talent’ won first prize of £250 from the Matthew Martino Benevolent Fund Rising Star Award in partnership with the East End Film Festival at the closing night award ceremony of the Cutting East Film Festival’s ‘Cutting it Short’

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Cutting Beats: World Poetry Day

Cutting Beats: Open Mic Night | 7pm Join Cutting East in celebrating World Poetry Day when we hold our very own open mic session – Cutting Beats – at our annual festival. Hosted by performance poet and Genesis’ resident Slam Poetry guru, Sara Hirsch, Cutting Beats offers a friendly platform for new spoken word artists to

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Leave To Remain Screening & Q&A

4:15pm | Stratford Picturehouse | Thursday, 12th March Join us for this special Cinemania screening in partnership with Cutting East, with a post-film Q&A with BAFTA winning director Bruce Goodison. Leave to Remain is an inspirational coming of age drama that delves into the unseen world of teenage asylum seekers in the UK. Omar, a charismatic Afghan

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Power in Partnership

Cutting East prides itself in working with neighbouring organisations and building relationships with numerous other youth clubs, which similarly work in providing, both, a voice and a platform to youth and young adults within the local area. Though this is done in various ways, an integral and largely successful way has been via our short

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Two years since its inception, Cutting East Film Festival has developed in becoming one of the most vibrant and inspiring multi-arts festivals within London. Whether to nurture young media professionals or provide a platform to talent, the festival aspires in establishing itself as a creative hub – producing, promoting and making conversation happen.  

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Cutting It Short – Competition

As an individual whose interest lies in breaking into the entertainment and film industry, it has come to my attention that the medium in which young budding filmmakers are able to express the countless hours of hard yet satisfying work spent on bringing their vision and imagination into fruition on the big screen, is none

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Ayseha our newest young programmer spills all…

Hi my names Ayseha i  heard about Cutting East Film Festival from a friend who first took part in organising festival last year. What really stood out to me about Cutting East, was the fact there is nothing quite like it in East London. The amount of preparation and thought that goes into organising the

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2015: New year, same passion!

20th – 22nd March 2015 With 2015 upon us, the 2014 edition of Cutting East feels a long time ago; however, that means work is already underway by the Cutting East team to deliver a more profoundly memorable event this year. With new topics, talent and a sustained desire, Cutting East: 2015 promises to continue

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