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06/11/17 08/11/17

Irrepressible Djam is a young Greek woman whom we first meet belting out a ‘rebetiko’, a form of defiant, working-class Greek song. Djam has a lyric…

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10/11/22 11/11/22
Eat Your Catfish + Panel Discussion

An intimate documentary portrait of a woman with motor neurone disease, as she navigates the ups and downs of family life. Made in close collaboration…

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11/11/22 11/11/22
Leeds International Short Film Competition - Programme 1: Catch A Fire

Our first international programme is, quite simply, incandescent: a farmer toils in the scorching Portuguese heat; a Turkish single mother begins to…

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Louis le Prince International Short Film Competition 1: Sexual Healing

Rampant nakedness abounds in this programme of carnal explorations. However, this is far from mere titillation; brutal, punishing locker room…

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14/11/21 18/11/21
The Sacred Spirit

An eerie pitch black comedy from debut feature filmmaker Chema García Ibarra, whose previous short film Misterio screened at LIFF 2013. While an…

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04/11/17 04/11/17
World Animation Competition 1

Once more we’ve scoured the globe to bring you the finest and most diverse animated short films for our ever popular World Animation Award. There’s…

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