Headsets Don't Bite: Getting into Virtual Reality

Everyone's talking about VR, so why should and how can you include virtual reality in your filmmaking skillset? Discover the different genres and uses…

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05/04/18 05/04/18
Hero Steps

Hero Steps tells the story Eduardo, a ten-year-old boy who has more than his share of difficult challenges: he is poor, a victim of Colombia’s…

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01/04/18 03/04/18
The Highway Rat

LYFF is thrilled to share the tale of a ravenous rat who craves buns, biscuits and all sweet things.

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31/03/18 05/04/18
I Kill Giants

From the producers of Harry Potter and starring Zoe Saldana, Madison Wolfe, Noel Clarke and Imogen Poots, I Kill Giants is based on the cult graphic…

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06/11/17 06/11/17
If I Think of Germany at Night

Germany is arguably one of the greatest producers of techno in the world, and Romauld Karmakar’s documentary capitalises upon this pulsating history.

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06/11/17 08/11/17
In the Cut

Jane Campion’s (Top of the Lake) memorable 2003 erotic thriller is set in a seedily noir-ish New York City, where everyone’s a voyeur and a suspect.

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The Second INDIs Film Festival

Returning for its second edition, The INDIs (Independent Directions) Film 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 15-30 year olds. With a particular focus on networking with other passionate young people who are interested in film as a career and art-form. The seventh INDIs Awards champions and celebrates the talent of the UK’s young independent filmmakers up to the age of 25, and is a core of the wider festival.

The INDIs 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.

The full programme will be available soon.


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