LIFF28 Festival Passes
The 28th Leeds International Film Festival runs from 5-20 November 2014, and is set to be the largest and most exciting edition of the festival yet, with a range of fantastic new cinema events taking place across the city. This one-of-a-kind celebration of cinema is exceptional value for money, with full festival passes giving access to every individual screening throughout the festival’s enormous 16 day programme for just £90. Or, to make an even greater saving, you can get together with a friend and purchase a LIFF28 Double Pass for £160.
With films and events in Leeds Town Hall’s magnificent Victoria Hall, and in the Edwardian splendour of Hyde Park Picture House (which celebrates its 100th birthday this year), as well as at Everyman Leeds and Vue Cinema in The Light, you won’t find a better way to experience the best new cinema from around the world. The festival will also be returning to both Cottage Road and City Varieties for special events.
The LIFF28 Box Office is located in The Carriageworks, which is on Millennium Square, Leeds. The box office is open from 10am – 6pm Monday to Saturday and on Sundays when there is a performance at The Carriageworks. Tickets can be booked over the phone by calling 0113 224 3801
LIFF28 Single + Double Passes
LIFF28 Single Pass £90
The full 28th Leeds International Film Festival Pass is amazing value for money at just £90, and gives access to every individual screening throughout the festival’s gigantic 16 day programme. The LIFF28 Pass includes access to all screenings at all venues and across all programme sections, with the only exception being Fanomenon Night of the Dead XIV, which is available to pass holders for just £10. The LIFF28 pass gives free entry to both Fanomenon Day of the Dead 8 and Fanomenon Anime Day 2014.
LIFF28 Double Pass £160
Team up with a friend or partner and purchase a pass at the same time for £160 to save £20! Each person can use a Double Pass independently, so you can see different films taking place at the same time with it.
Major Event Tickets
Fanomenon Anime Day 2014
Leeds Town Hall, Sunday 9th November from 11am
The UK’s biggest annual day of Anime screenings returns to Leeds Town Hall on Sunday 9 November with exclusive screenings of the very best new anime features and more, all together in one thrilling event. The line-up for Fanomenon Anime Day 2014 is announced and it’s bumper: two spectacular new adventures with Appleseed Alpha and Dragonball Z: Battle of Gods, a new anthology from the creator of Akira, Short Peace, the award-winning Giovanni’s Island, and new digital prints of two anime masterpieces, Ghost in the Shell and Grave of the Fireflies.
Fanomenon Anime Day 2014: Leeds Town Hall, Sunday 9 November from 11.00am, £25 full / £20 concession / Free with LIFF28 Pass. Buy tickets for any two Fanomenon events (also including Fanomenon Day of the Dead 8 and Fanomenon Night of the Dead XIV) for £40 full / £30 concession (this offer can be purchased over the phone, or in person at the Box Office, currently not available online).
Fanomenon & Thought Bubble Anime Party: Interstella 5555
Leeds Town Hall, Saturday 15th November from 8.30pm until late
Fanomenon and the Thought Bubble comic art festival team up to throw a giant party at Leeds Town Hall. Daft Punk’s Interstella 5555 gets the party underway, then DJs take over for the rest of the night, playing great electro and indie anthems accompanied by anime favourites on the giant screen. Steered by legendary anime creator Leiji Matsumoto, Interstella 5555 takes the story told in the videos for One More Time and others tracks from the Discovery album and pumps them up into a full length Animated House Musical, with a story of intergalactic kidnapping, evil space ninjas, and, of course, music and its players.
Fanomenon & Thought Bubble Party: Interstella 555, Leeds Town Hall, Saturday 15th November from 8.30pm until late. Tickets £10 full / £8 concession / Free with LIFF28 Pass.
Fanomenon Day of the Dead 8
Leeds Town Hall, Saturday 8th November from 12 noon
One of the most important dates on the UK genre film circuit, Fanomenon Day of the Dead returns for its eighth year to the magnificence of Leeds Town Hall with a line-up of some of the most eagerly awaited horror films from around the world, including an exclusive preview of Kevin Smith’s new horror comedy Tusk. We can’t share any titles with you just yet, but you can be sure that the final selection will delight all horror aficionados out there. Consisting of four features plus the Méliès d’Argent short film competition, where you get to pick the film that goes forward to compete for the coveted Méliès d’Or in Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, the day will be packed full of films, guests, competitions, prizes and much more. Grab your passes early and get ready for one of the greatest horror events around.
Fanomenon Day of the Dead 8: Leeds Town Hall, Saturday 8 November from 12 noon, £25 full / £20 concession / Free with LIFF28 Pass. Buy tickets for any two Fanomenon events (also including Fanomenon Night of the Dead XIV and Fanomenon Anime Day 2014) for £40 full / £30 concession (this offer can be purchased over the phone, or in person at the Box Office, currently not available online).
Fanomenon Night of the Dead 14
Hyde Park Picture House, Friday 14th November from 9pm
Fanomenon Night of the Dead is one of the highlights of Leeds International Film Festival, with a legion of die-hard fans enjoying a night of the best new horror films in the cosy surroundings of Hyde Park Picture House. Guaranteed to shock, scare and entertain you in equal measure, this marathon event is not to be missed, especially with additions for 2014 including a special new celebrity presenter. This year’s NOTD takes place on Friday 14 November and begins at the slightly earlier time of 9.00pm. We’ve also added a new short film competition called Dead Short where you get to vote for your favourite ultra-short film from around the world, and there’s a challenge to bring along the most terrible film or DVD you own at home and try to give it away – beware though, the owner of the worst film of the night has to take away all the entries. Now in its fourteenth year, the event is bigger and better than ever before so why not come and join the mayhem and see what all the fuss is about?
Fanomenon Night of the Dead XIV: Hyde Park Picture House, Friday 14 November from 9.00pm, £25 full / £20 concession / £10 with LIFF28 Pass. Buy tickets for any two Fanomenon events (also including Fanomenon Day of the Dead 8 and Fanomenon Anime Day 2014) for £40 full / £30 concession (this offer can be purchased over the phone, or in person at the Box Office, currently not available online).
Once In A Lifetime
Leeds Town Hall, Saturday 15th November from 12.00 noon
A brand new digital print of Stop Making Sense by The Talking Heads will receive its UK Premiere at LIFF28, as part of our very special concert film day Once In A Lifetime at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 15th November.
Relive some of the greatest concert films of all time in the unique atmosphere of Leeds Town Hall, with a genre-spanning programme of films covering every decade from the seventies to the noughties. The Victoria Hall’s normal stall seating will be replaced with new festival-style seating especially for the occasion, to create a relaxed and celebratory atmosphere, and there will be a range of drinks from different vendors to choose from.
A Once In A Lifetime Day Pass is amazing value at just £15 full / £12 concession / Free to LIFF28 Passholders, and gives access to all four films. Alternatively you can purchase individual tickets for The Who: The Kids Are Alright, Nirvana + Sonic Youth – 1991: The Year Punk Broke, Beastie Boys: Awesome, I Shot That! or Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense for £8.00 / £6.00 / Free to LIFF28 Passholders.