1 - 15 NOVEMBER 2018

The Oscar and BAFTA qualifying Leeds International Film Festival (LIFF) is the largest film event for audiences in England outside of London. Presenting a majority of unreleased films from the UK, Europe and around the world, LIFF is a major supporter of new filmmaking talent. Francis Lee, director of God's Own Country, says about LIFF: 'Leeds International Film Festival has been key in the support and promotion of international film makers, including myself, throughout its history. The quality of films and commitment to film makers has been paramount to the success of the festival'.

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28 March - 5 April 2018

Leeds Young Film Festival is the UK’s largest family film event where the whole family can watch, learn and play. Join us and over 15,000 other children and their families over Easter from 8 - 22 April 2019 to explore the world of film, animation and virtual reality through screenings, live shows, workshops and drop-ins across the City, with boredom-busting activities for all budgets including many FREE events.

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20 - 22 July 2018

Independent Directions (the INDIs) is a brand new film festival taking place in the Summer, across various independent venues in Leeds. The festival features specialist screenings of films, including independent British and International cinema, industry sessions, panel discussions and other installations entirely curated for an audience of 16-30 year olds.

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In September Leeds Film launches an exciting new year-round programme of screenings and events in Leeds city centre and beyond. More details will be announced very soon, so watch this space...

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Part of film history since 1888

The world's first films were made in Leeds in 1888 by Louis le Prince and today the city is a leading centre for film culture. The new Leeds Film City website is a hub for news and information about all film activity in the Leeds City Region and it is the online home for Leeds International Film Festival, Leeds Young Film Festival, and Independent Directions Film Festival. Follow our social media and sign up to our newsletter below for regular updates.

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