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EEFF2017: S|T|R|A|Y|S + Q&A (World Premiere)

Saturday 17 June
87 mins
From £5.00
to £10.75
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member


what's it all about?

A Scanner Darkly, Barfly and Down and Out in Paris and London combine in S|T|R|A|Y|S, Barnaby Miller’s film about life for a diverse group of friends under the cosh in austerity Britain.

tell me more (don't worry, no spoilers)

Taking half a decade to complete, Miller shot this engrossing character drama, before painstakingly drawing over every frame. The result is a film with a unique, rotoscope aesthetic, with a feel both for its characters and the streets of London. 

With a cast of characters representing all walks of life – a banker, a blogger, an I.T. worker, a punk-poet, a businessman, and someone struggling on minimum wage – S|T|R|A|Y|S explores how a group of friends who all convene at the local pub are affected by the recent economic downturn.

Touching on issues of unemployment, housing, inequality and depression, this is a visually revolutionary film for our times.

Things you need to know:

  • If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!

  • If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
  • There will be minimum of 15 minutes of trailers before the film begins

Special offers:

  • All day, any film except Event Cinema is £5 tickets for 15-25s. It's £1 more for 3D, + £1 for glasses if needed. Please bring ID with you
  • Mondays mean £6 single tickets or 2 for £10. Select Rich Mix Six when booking online and the discount is applied once you've logged in

  • Monday and Tuesday mean film for £5 for Tower Hamlets residents or Tower Hamlets employees. Simply show an Idea Store or Tower Hamlets library card when booking. Not available online
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays mean 2 for 1 tickets with Meerkat Movies. It's really easy to get a code, see for details
This event is wheelchair accessible.