This week’s highlights:
- 12th – 15th April @ Prince Charles Cinema: Terracotta Far East Film Festival
The Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square is playing host to Terracotta’s third annual film festival. Lovers of extreme cinema and aesthetic perfection, check out this year’s full listing.
- 12th – 15th April @ East London: Fringe!
Fringe! returns to various venues across East London for a second year running. The Gay Film Fest 2012 offers a more alternative selection than its BFI counterpart with innovative, outrageous and talented filmmakers showcasing films you’ll be sure to remember! Check out the full listing.
- 12th April @ ICA: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised + Q&A
10 years after the coup which removed Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez from office, executive producer Rod Stoneman joins the ICA to discuss Kim Bartley and Donnacha O’Briain’s 2003 celebrated documentary in the present political context. Tickets available here.
- 12th April @ Curzon Soho: This Is Not A Film + Panel Discussion
In what is surely one of the most important films of the year in the ongoing struggle of filmmakers’ right to freedom and freedom of expression in certain parts of the world, Jafar Panahi turns the camera on himself while under house arrest in Tehran in 2011. Get your tickets here. This is unmissable.
- 14th April @ Rich Mix Shoreditch: Audre Lorde: The Berlin Years
Screened as part of Fringe! this exceptional documentary about an exceptional woman, poet, activist, addresses issues of racism and sexuality – but most importantly celebrates life and its diversity. Tickets available here.
- 19th April @ Hackney Picturehouse: Empire of Dust (Bram Van Paesschen, 2011)
- 2nd-6th May @ Rich Mix Shoreditch: Best of British