Introduction to access at LIFF 2022

This page includes information about venue and screening access at LIFF 2022 and how to request additional support and to get in touch with us about any queries.

Leeds International Film Festival is a place for everyone. During the film festival, if you are feeling uncomfortable, overwhelmed, or just in need of a quiet moment, please ask one of the LIFF 2022 volunteers or staff members who will be more than happy to help you.

We aim to make LIFF as accessible as possible, so if you have any questions, comments or feedback, or require an alternative/accessible version of any of our LIFF 2022 materials please email the LIFF Team:

Please contact our box office team if you have any questions or feedback relating to access for any of our screenings:

How to book tickets

Online Individual tickets on each film page on and passes on this page.

Over the phone 0113 376 0318 (Lines open: Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 6pm). Alternatively you can email the box office team at

In person at Carriageworks Theatre Open every Tuesday until 25 October, 12 to 5pm. Then every day from 29 October to 17 November, 12pm to 5pm. In addition, we are selling tickets at our venues during LIFF 2022 but advanced booking is recommended where possible.

Companions and CEA Card We offer free entry for essential companions and accept the CEA Card at all our venues. To book essential companion seats please visit the box office in person or contact via phone or email. To apply for a CEA Card please click on the following link.

CEA Card application form

Requesting additional support

We want to ensure you have the best experience possible when attending Leeds International Film Festival. If you require any additional support during your visit, please complete the following form. Also, if you wish to request a transfer of seats during a screening (to allow movement from a wheelchair or similar to a fixed seat in the venue) please use the form below or please email

Additional Support Form

Venue access information

Below is a list of venues we are using during LIFF2022: please click the link to read full address, website and access information including a Venue Access Document which lists accessible features and amenities for attendees.

Cottage Road Cinema
Everyman Cinema, Leeds
Howard Assembly Room, Opera North
Jumbo Records
Leeds School of Arts
National Science and Media Museum, Bradford
Vue, The Light Screen 7
Vue, The Light Screen 9 
Vue The Light Screen 11
Vue The Light Screen 12

Disabled parking in Leeds City Centre

For any attendees who require disabled parking please click on the following links for maps of Leeds City Centre which label various parking spaces available.

Leeds City Centre Disabled Parking Map 1

Leeds City Centre Disabled Parking Map 2

For a written list of the parking spaces available please email:

Screening access information

This year at LIFF we are pleased to offer the following additional access options for a range of feature and short film programmes. To view the list please click the link below:

SDH & AD Screenings List

SDH - Subtitles for D/deaf and Hard of Hearing

Combining the information of both captions and subtitles. They can be in the source language of the video, as they include important non-dialogue audio like sound effects and speaker identification.

AD - Audio Description

Audio description is commentary that aims to describe body language, expressions and movements to blind or partially sighted audience members. 

Relaxed Screening

Relaxed screenings are screenings where the environment has been adapted to be more welcoming and accessible to people with additional needs. These could be people living with autism, or other people with neurodiversity.

Disability Futures at LIFF 2022

In a spotlight programme at LIFF 2022, we celebrate films by disabled filmmakers who make creative use of film technology to share their perspectives and we also focus on films involving the creative collaboration of disabled participants. An exciting VR experience, archive films, and talks challenge stereotypical representations of disability, anticipate future developments, and discuss new technologies.

Find out more about Disability Futures