Welcome to LYFF 2021!

Following last years interrupted 21st edition, the UK's largest family film event returns online this spring for a whole month. Experience the magic of the 22nd Leeds Young Film Festival right from your living room, with premieres of the very best in family film from around the world available for the first time in the comfort of your own home for you to watch when you want.

All films will be available on the Leeds Film Player but you can browse the whole programme on the website here.

LYFF Minecraft teaser

If, like us, you've missed venturing into Leeds city centre and visiting The Carriageworks Theatre, you can immerse yourself in a groundbreaking virtual recreation of the Festival experience as we are thrilled to announce the unveiling of our very own Minecraft cinema in a Minecraft Millennium Square. More details of this will be announced soon.

There is a chance to earn an Arts Award Discovery at Home certificate, join the giant virtual jury and vote for your favourite films of the festival as well as learning some top tips for making your own films at home to boot.

Tickets for the films will be available to purchase via the Leeds Film Player from 25 March, and more events will be announced over the next few days. To keep up to date with the most current information join the newsletter and follow us online @leedsyoungfilm and #LYFF2021

Leeds Young Film Festival is presented with the support of the BFI, awarding funds from the National Lottery.

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