02/11/17 02/11/17
The Killing of a Sacred Deer - Fanomenon: Opening Film

The eagerly awaited psychological thriller reunites director Yorgos Lanthimos with The Lobster star Colin Farrell in this darkly comic tale of guilt…

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Le Prince: A Day of Celebration & New Exhibition

The School of Film, Music and Performing Arts at Leeds Beckett University presents a day of celebration and a two-week exhibition about Louis le…

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04/11/17 04/11/17
Leeds Film Interludes: Guided Walk

Ben Waddington has previously led Invisible Cinema walks for LIFF, uncovering the city’s lost picture houses. For Interludes, Ben extends his…

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05/11/17 05/11/17
Leeds International Music Video Competition

The Leeds International Music Video Competition is a vibrant and ever-surprising survey of current trends in the contemporary music video, traversing…

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02/11/17 03/11/17
Leeds International Screendance Competition

In partnership with Yorkshire Dance, this compelling collection of international dance films offers a different take on the short film genre. From the…

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02/11/17 02/11/17
Leeds on Film with the Yorkshire Film Archive

This year the Hyde Park Picture House will mark its 103rd birthday with the help of our friends at the Yorkshire Film Archive. Presenting another rare…

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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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