The 11th edition of the festival runs July 3-8.
The 11th East End Film Festival will open with the UK premiere of documentary Amy Winehouse, The Day She Came To Dingle, directed by Maurice Linnane.
The doc, which will screen on television channel BBC Four, will be followed by a Q&A and live music.
The festival closes with the UK premiere of Armando Bo’s The Last Elvis.
The Argentina/Chile co-production was up for the Grand Jury prize in Sundance and focuses on a delusional Elvis impersonator in Buenos Aires who sacrifices happiness with his wife and daughter in his unstoppable quest for fame.
12 of the festival’s 14 world premieres are British, including John Rogers’ Make Your Own Damn Art, Tim Lewiston’s East End caper movie The Hot Potato starring Ray Winstone, Lois Winstone and Louise Redknapp and Twenty8K, directed by David Kew and Neil Thompson, starring Parminder Nagra, Nichola Burley and Sebastian Nanena.
The festival will include the London premiere of Andrew Kotting’s documentary Swandown and low budget British feature Strawberry Fields, which came out of Film London’s Microwave scheme.
International premieres include Davide Manuli’s The Legend Of Kasper Hauser (Italy), and Rebecca Thomas’ Electrick Children (US).
The festival’s fringe, Cine-East will kick off with an outdoor screening of Dexter Fletcher’s Wild Bill.
To tie in with the Olympics, there will be a series of sports themed films including Ping Pong, a documentary following 8 old aged pensioners in the world ping pong championships and Personal Best about the art of sprinting.