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03/04/18 03/04/18
100% Coco

13-year-old Coco has a passion for fashion, often wearing eccentric clothing and honing in on her unique style, intent on becoming the next fashion…

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30/03/18 03/04/18
360’ Dome

An immersive 360’ experience which allows you to experience cinema in a whole new way, planetarium style with jaw dropping content as the film is all…

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30/03/18 02/04/18
Aardman Animation Tables

Created by Aardman Animations to introduce children to the art of animation.

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30/03/18 02/04/18
Aardman Model Making Workshop

Aardman Animations are giving you the chance to learn how to make your very own Gromit, Morph or Hognob character to take away and keep at these fun,…

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31/03/18 31/03/18
The Amazing World of Gumball

BAFTA Kids presents a special exclusive preview of Cartoon Network’s multi award-winning series, The Amazing World of Gumball, now in its sixth…

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30/03/18 02/04/18
Anti-Gravity Box

Step into a room like no other and have your world turned upside down!

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Welcome to Leeds Young Film Festival 2018

Leeds Young Film Festival is the UK’s largest film event of its kind, where the whole family can watch, learn and play. Join us and over 12,000 other children and their families this Easter, 26 March - 5 April to explore the world of film, animation and virtual reality through screenings, exhibitions and workshops across the City with our programme zones. Make your screen time shared time with family favourites and brand new films at Reel Kids; learn and play with Aardman, Minecraft, Cartoon Network and more at Animation Central, and visit the UK’s first family-focused virtual reality event to get your hands on some of the lastest VR experiences and even create your own at the FREE VR Zone.

Leeds Young Film Festival is presented by Leeds City Council with the support of the BFI Film Festival Fund, awarding funds from The National Lottery, and by public funding from Arts Council England.

Explore the full programme here or browse through an electronic version of the full 48 page LYFF 2018 Guide below.