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Clean Break Inside This Box

FILMING CLEAN BREAK

In Spring 2020 Eastside Film Crew (a programme to develop young filmmakers aged 18-25) worked with Clean Break theatre company to document Inside This Box, a play staged at the Arcola and Omnibus theatres in London.  You can see a clip of show below. Since 1979, Clean Break has been

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It Always Feels Like The End of The World

Read about Charlotte and Clara’s experience and watch the short-film here. Charlotte Halpern: Making It Always Feels Like the End of the World was a great learning experience for me, and also a very surreal process to go through during a major world event. I came up with the idea

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WASTE

Read about James’s experience and watch the mini-documentary here. James Firth: Working with Eastside to make the three-minute short ‘Waste’ has been a supportive and transformative experience, challenging and improving my skills as a filmmaker. As my first real project as a writer/director, I had little experience in professionally pitching

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Disability in Fashion

Read about Abi and Jess’ experience or watch the film here. Abi James-Miller and Jess Foucher: Equality is the cornerstone of inclusion, at least that’s what they say. Abi wanted to make this film because she doesn’t feel that there is true inclusion in the fashion industry. The diversity narratives

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Eastside at Home: Creativity Challenges

Dear Eastside friends,  We hope that you and your families are keeping well.  Eastside is pleased to share some good news at this challenging time. We are happy to launch our brand new digital series Eastside at Home, our collection of free digital creativity challenges designed by Eastside artists for young people to complete at home during lockdown.  Click here

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Navigating through the next few months

Hello everyone, I sincerely hope you are well and managing ok in these very challenging times? It feels so important at times like these to reach out more than ever so that we can share inspiration, express our thoughts and sentiments and provide support to each other as we all adjust

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Support from Unesco and other news…

Hello everyone, I am delighted to announce that UNESCO UK has endorsed I know I wish I will, Eastside’s 25th anniversary national project.   James Bridge, Secretary-General of The UK National Commission for UNESCO writes: “The UK National Commission for UNESCO is delighted to be partnering with the Eastside Educational Trust’s,

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Happy New Year

Dear Friends and Supporters, Happy New Year!   We are so excited to be launching a new decade of creative activity in which the hope-filled voices and talents of creative and confident young people will without doubt be more important and influential than ever. 2019 was a brilliant year for Eastside

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