KURO (dir. Daisuke Shimote, 100 mins, UK Premiere)
Three people with nothing in common except the experience of a recent trauma in their lives, decide to leave Tokyo and live together in a deserted inn by the sea. Kuro, a madcap free spirit, is fired from the bakery, Eito, a photographer, has just broken up with his fiancé and Gou, a theatre director, had his production thrown into jeopardy when his lead actress dropped out. Full of fantastic imagery and off-the-wall moments that include a running game of virtual tennis along a picturesque veranda, Kuro is a gloriously fun, idiosyncratic celebration of the joys of escape.
Kuro screens at 8.30pm on Saturday 29 June at the Rich Mix Cinema. Tickets available from the Rich Mix Cinema website here.
The East End Film Festival (EEFF) is one of the UK's largest film festivals, taking place from 25 June - 10 July and celebrating first and second time directors, as well as bold new cinematic voices from around the world. A festival that champions discovery, the EEFF is well known for supplementing its award winning line up of international cinema with industry training, cross-arts events, live music and explorations of digital technology. More details on the festival are available at www.eastendfilmfestival.com.
Admission: £ 7.00 -9.50