09 October – Based on a True Story
The festival FilmEkimi brings to you the best in contemporary cinema, including London Road, an extraordinary erial killer film. It is about the “Suffolk Strangler” murders in Ipswich in 2006, where five young women were brutally killed. The stage musical by writer Alecky Blythe had opened in 2011 to almost unanimous critical acclaim. This big-screen adaptation also adopts the musical’s basis of 100 hours of recorded interviews conducted with the residents of London Road. The film is screened at Rexx Cinema in Kadikoy, at 1:30 p.m.